President Mike Daley called the meeting to order with Board Members Stephen Coles, Jeanine Ellis, Johnathon Oppermann and Gary Maguire present. Also present were Chief Leo Touzjian, Rachel Barkworth and Teresa Hoffman.
Minutes from Previous Meeting
Gary Maguire made a motion to approve the meeting minutes, seconded by Stephen Coles, motion passed.
Submission of Bills
This month’s invoices were reviewed. Stephen Coles made a motion to pay the bills, seconded by Jeanine Ellis, motion passed.
The Treasurer’s Report was presented by Gary Maguire.
Fire Chief’s Report
Twelve Calls; 6 Emergency Medical Services, 2 Motor Vehicle Accidents, 2 Hazardous Situations, 1 Sunshine Fire, 1 HazMat.
RMNP workshop – Leo Touzjian and Erle Collom will attend.
Wildfire All Risk Assessment – Mike Cousineau and Gary Maguire will attend.
Peak to Peak Forest Watch volunteer group will be checking for illegal campfires this summer.
BCSO will be using drones to look for wildfires.
New state IDs received.
Allenspark Indivisible Group now meeting first and third Tuesdays at 6:30 PM.
Station One – Osumn
Need repairs to roof and gutters.
Apex Roofing did not return call.
Majestic Roofing will be re-roofing Hilltop Guild. Chief will call them.
Station Two – Raymond/Riverside
Received insurance check for $21,353.21 additional.
Van Horn is working on legal description for lot.
Tom Cousineau and Mike Daley met to update plans.
Submit drawings on 5/01/2017.
Tom Cousineau may need to get a Boulder Contractor License and Liability Insurance.
Coal Creek Contractors is cleaning up the lot of excess dirt and rocks.
Station Five – Bunce
Generator installed, may need more supplies.
Planned date to measure and purchase supplies for roof over man door.
Chuck Schwab will be coming back to Allenspark to finish outstanding jobs.
Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT)
Boulder County is still looking for ways to resolve the issue without giving a portion of the PILT money to fire departments.
Next meeting = June 1 at 6:00pm, at Khatmandu Restaurant.
Stephen Coles will write an article for the Wind.
Decision will be made April 21.
Gary Maguire made a motion to mark MAYBE for participating in the Boulder County Election 2017, seconded by Johnathon Oppermann, motion passed.
Fire Fighter Comments
Erle Collom suggested that if asking for a mill levy, be straight-forward about the reasons to the public.