2022-03-03 Minutes

                                                                                       Location: West Blount
  Date: March 3, 2022
  Time: 1900 hours

  March 2022 Meeting Minutes
       https://www.blountcofireandemsassociation.org

Attendance
•    Representatives of each member department were accounted for: Allgood, Bangor, Blount Cnty RS, Blountsville, Brooksville, Cleveland, Dallas/Selfville, Holly Springs, Locust Fork, Mount High, Murphree Valley, Nectar, Oneonta, Pine Mountain, Remlap, Ricetown, Rosa, Royal, Snead, Straight Mountain, Summit, Susan Moore, West Blount.
•    Associate members present: EMA, 911/COMMS, Special Ops, BREMSS, Blount EMS, Forestry, State FM Office, Coroner, VOAD.
•    Associate Members not present: Forestry, STV-Blount, Law Enforcement, Lifesaver, RAMS, Survival Flight, Red Cross, District Attorney, AL Fire College.

Previous Meeting Minutes
•    Motion to Accept:  Steven Tuck
•    2nd Motion to Accept: Heath Stockton
•    Minutes were approved with no objections

Financial Reports
•    Motion to Accept: Billy Glass
•    2nd Motion to Accept: Mel Wade
•    Reports was approved with no objections

Old Business
•     June Fling is June 11, 2022, be deciding if you want to volunteer to help.
•    Financial Reports & Truck Checkoffs due at March Meeting
Committee Reports
EMA
•    Fuelman Report – We have used 63% of our annual budget
•    Fuel Receipts are due each Monday.
•    School Drills are about to finish up
•    Anniston is doing a Train the Trainer May 16th-20th
911
•    Still working on the Radio System
•    Tower Sites are set to be stood up in May
•    Texting is still delayed or missing
•    Ambulance contract
Training
•    Oneonta will have the AFC props June 6th-15th
•    Surface Class in May as a weekend class
•    Swift Class in late May as a weekend class
•    Southeast Chiefs conference in June in Mobile
•    Annual Training will be in June the week after Fire Camp

BREMSS
•    Instructor courses are online
•    10th edition protocols are online

Fire Marshall
•    Need to make sure homes have working smoke detectors

Coroner
•    Been a busy year so far, thank everyone for the help
Blount EMS
•    Advanced Class the week of May 30th this will be a Night class and in person
•    We don’t have to transport patients to the hospital of their choice
•    Asking for fire department members to please run calls
VOAD
•    Boys and Girls state is coming up at Troy, Selling raffle tickets for the box but they are going to donate the box.

Jr. FF Camp
•    Vanesa will match up to $500 on personal donations to the camp

NO Report from the following Departments:
•    Chairmans Report
•    Fire Prevention
•    Explorer Post
•    Special Ops
•    STV-Blount
•    Law Enforcement
•    District Atty Office
•    Al LifeSaver
•    RAMS
•    Survival Air
•    AL Fire College
•    Red Cross

NEW Business
•    Many Tornado sirens are not working

With no further business, the meeting was adjourned
The next meeting will be held on April 7th at Susan Moore with meal at 1830.
        

      Meeting Locations – 2022

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

                                                                                  Jessica Green
Secretary
      Blount Co. Fire & EMS Association




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