President Mike Daley called the meeting to order with Board Members Stephen Coles, Gary Maguire, Johnathon Oppermann and Jeanine Ellis. Also present were Assistant Chief Tom Cousineau, Rachel Barkworth, Erle Collom, Mike Cousineau and Board Secretary Teresa Hoffman.
Minutes from Previous Meeting
Johnathon Oppermann made a motion to approve meeting minutes, seconded by Gary Maguire, motion passed.
Submission of Bills
Gary Maguire made a motion to pay bills, seconded by Jeanine Ellis, motion passed.
The Treasurer’s Report was given by Gary Maguire.
Johnathon Oppermann made a motion to move $2,000 from Contingency to Fleet Operations to cover any December bills,seconded by Jeanine Ellis, motion passed. Objection noted by President Mike Daley.
Treasurer will add Contingency balance to the Treasurer’s Report.
In future, we will request insurance checks be made out to repair company directly.
The December Board meeting will be moved to December 12 to meet the state budget deadline.
Fire Chief’s Report
12 Calls: 9 Medical, 2 Service Calls, 1 Unable to Locate.
No new members.
Jeff Kolen officially retired, will no longer be responding to calls.
Tom Cousineau retiring as Assistant Chief, will still be responding to calls.
FFI Graduation = Rachel Barkworth and John Allington, November 24, 4:00PM, American Legion Hall.
Big Elk final dam completed, dedication Dec 15 at noon. All invited.
Gallagher amendment passed for Estes Valley Fire, expecting lawsuits.
Community Room – No new requests.
Stations / Land
Station One – Main - 14861 Highway 7 - Osmun
Upstairs Kitchen - Mike Cousineau working on a quote from Lowe’s.
Mike Daley investigated living quarters for station, minor modification review would be needed.
For an external stand-alone (tiny house or trailer), a location and extent review would be required.
Snow Plowing – Sheldon Jones for now, re-evaluate before next year.
PO Box – will start charging $54/ year. \
Secretary will ask Postmistress if we can put a mailbox near the building and also ask about a bigger P O Box.
Station Two – 2770 Riverside Drive – Heathermeade
Generator transfer box broken, not wired correctly. Tom and Mike Cousineau will try to get replacement parts and repair.
Station Three – 4 County Road 113 East - Meeker Park
Just a piece of trim left.
Station Four – 7400 Highway 7 - Covenant Heights
Insurance claim cancelled, Supply Works driver made repairs.
Small roof over the side door partially completed.
Station Five – 32 Bunce School Road – Bunce
Clarification on where brush to be removed is located.
Sunday, December 9 at High Peaks
Steve Coles made a motion to sign the mutual agreement with RMNP, seconded by Gary Maguire.
Physical copy of the agreement will be in the Mutual Aid file (Chief’s Office).
Fire Fighter Comments
Happy Thanksgiving from Erle.
Tom concerned about process of moving money from one budget category to another when overall the budget will come in under for the year.Tom would like to see the state rules about this.
Board Member Comments
Boulder County Comprehensive Plan Housing & Economics Elements
6-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018
The Old Gallery, 14863 Hwy. 7, Allenspark
Community Group Meetings - focused discussions on topics related to housing and economics.