2021-08-05 Minutes


                                                                                                                                  Location: Mt. High/Ricetown
  Date: August 5, 2021
  Time: 1900 hours




  August 2021 Meeting Minutes








  • Representatives of each member department were accounted for: Allgood, Blount County Rescue Squad, Blountsville, Brooksville, Cleveland, Dallas/Selfville, Holly Springs, Locust Fork, Mount High, Murphree Valley, Nectar, Oneonta, Pine Mountain, Remlap, Ricetown, Royal, Snead, Summit, Susan Moore, West Blount.
  • Associate members present: 911/Comms, Forestry, BREMSS, Blount EMS, Coroner, Alabama Fire College




Previous Meeting Minutes


  • Motion to Accept:  Chief Reed - Nectar
  • 2nd Motion to Accept: Chief Netherton - Snead
  • Minutes were approved with no objections




Financial Reports


  • Motion to Accept: Chief Reed - Nectar
  • 2nd Motion to Accept: Chief Netherton - Snead
  • Reports was approved with no objections




Old Business


·         No Old Business






Committee Reports


Chair’s Report


·       No Report




  • Fuelman Report - Our annual budget is $50,000. We have used $53,782.27 so far. Monthly Budget is $4,167.00. We have used $6,824.26 for July.
  • The Homeland Security Grant Applications are open through August 27, 2021. Applications are to be done online.






  • The Motorola connection is very slow, still working to make this happen.






·       Rope 1 & 2 are August 23rd, 24th, and 25th 9AM-6PM at Palisades.


·       Surface water class is September 7th.


·       Swift water class is September 10th.




Fire Prevention


·        No Report


Explorer Post


  • No Report




·        Matt will send out the 50/50 Applications via email.


Special Ops


  • No Report


St. Vincent's Blount


  • No Report




  • EMSA will start October 1st.


·        Train the Trainer is now available.




Blount EMS


·        Blount EMS will be hosting their yearly training if anyone needs it


  • Training for any personal EMT Basic and higher


Law Enforcement


  • No Report


State Fire Marshall


  • No Report




  • No Report


District Attorney Office


  • No Report


Survival Air


·        No Report




  • No Report




  • No Report


Alabama Fire College


·        There are multiple classes available for anyone who needs them. Visit the Al Fire College website for a list of them.


Red Cross


  • No Report




  • Blount County VOAD is up and running
  • Harbor Freight give First Responders that applied a $350 gift card to use for their department 


Jr. FF Camp


  • No Report








NEW Business




·        No New Business




With no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 2008 hours. 


The next meeting will be held on September 2, 2021 at STV-Blount at 1830 for meal




Meeting Locations – 2021




Jan 7 – Remlap                                                Feb 4 – Nectar                                                March 4 – West Blount
April 1 – Susan Moore                                  May 6 – Blountsville                                      Jun 3 – Straight Mnt
Jul 1 – Pine Mnt                                              Aug 5 – Mt. High/Rtown                                             Sept 2 – STV-Blount
Oct 7 – Holly Springs                                     Nov 4 – Palisades/DA                                    Dec 2 – Oneonta



Jessica Green




Blount Co. Fire & EMS Association