Monthly Archives: July 2015
MINUTES OF THE WHETSTONE FIRE DISTRICT
BOARD MEETING, July 22nd, 2015
Call to Order/Roll Call/Affirmation of Quorum/Pledge of Allegiance:
Chairman, Rick Evans, called the meeting to order at 6:05 p.m. The meeting was held in the Whetstone Fire District Station 321 classroom, 2422 N Firehouse Lane, Huachuca City, Arizona.
Rick Evans, Chairman
Ken Leffler, Clerk
Mary Foote, Board Member
Michelle Bell, Board Member
Peter Bidon, Fire Chief
Cathy Dyer, Office Manager
Absent: Wayne Lewis, Board Member
It was determined a quorum existed with four board members present.
Call to the Public:
No members of the public wished to address the board.
1. Review, Amendment and Possible Approval of Public Session Minutes for June 2015
Mary Foote made the following motion, seconded by Michelle Bell and approved all in favor none opposed:
Move to approve the Public Session Minutes as presented.
2. Review, Discussion and Possible Approval of the Financial Reports
Cathy Dyer stated we are in the black but she apologized for not having the Cochise County Reconciliation report. The county canceled the online program that provided access to the reports and have not mailed the information to us as of today. We transferred $69,577.92 from PBW’s operations account into our operations account and $2,125.82 from PBW’s reserve account into our reserve account. Whetstone Fire rolled over $115,024.12 from operating into our capital account.
Ken Leffler wanted it on record that we did not receive the required financial reports from the county in time for tonight’s meeting. Michelle Bell suggested Cathy Dyer keep a copy of the post mark on the envelope for proof of delayed receipt.
Ken Leffler made the following motion, seconded by Mary Foote and approved all in favor none opposed:
Move to accept the financial reports as presented.
Information regarding the following topics was presented by the fire chief:
We are up to 571 calls for the year.
New construction – Mr. Rooter on West Camino De Mesa.
Standard training for the month.
Attended the AFDA conference.
We did the pump testing on the two engines.
June was the budget close out.
Working on a new board member policy book.
Ken Leffler made the following motion, seconded by Michelle Bell and approved all in favor none opposed:
Move to accept the Chief’s Report as presented.
Board Member Comments:
Ken Leffler stated the chief’s evaluation and vehicle usage policy have been tabled to many times and need to be taken care of for next month. Rick Evans said the vehicle usage policy is in the operations manual he has taken on.
Michelle Bell made the following motion, seconded by Ken Leffler and approved all in favor none opposed:
Adjourn the meeting.
Rick Evans, Chairman
Diana Jones, Billing Administrator
NOTICE OF PUBLIC SESSION
FOR THE WHETSTONE FIRE DISTRICT
Pursuant to A.R.S. 38-431.02
DATE: Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015
TIME: 6:00 P.M.
PLACE OF MEETING:
Call Meeting to Order/Roll Call and Affirmation of Quorum/Pledge of Allegiance
Call To The Public:
- This is the time for the Public to comment. Members of the Board may not discuss items that are not specifically identified on the agenda.
- Review, Amendment and Possible Approval of Public Session Minutes for June 2015
- Review, Discussion and Possible Approval of the Financial Reports
Board Member Comments
DATED THIS 21st DAY OF JULY 2015
PLACE POSTED: Website