2021-08-05 Minutes

 

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

 

 

 

  August 2021 Meeting Minutes

 

       https://www.blountcofireandemsassociation.org

 

 

 

Attendance

 

  • 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

 

EMA

 

  • 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.

 

 

 

911

 

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

 

 

 

Training

 

·       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

 

Forestry

 

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

 

Special Ops

 

  • No Report

 

St. Vincent's Blount

 

  • No Report

 

BREMSS

 

  • 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

 

Coroner

 

  • No Report

 

District Attorney Office

 

  • No Report

 

Survival Air

 

·        No Report

 

 Air-Evac

 

  • No Report

 

RAMS

 

  • 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

 

VOAD

 

  • 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

 

Secretary

 

Blount Co. Fire & EMS Association

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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