President Mike Daley called the meeting to order with Vice President Stephen Coles, Board Members Johnathon Oppermann and Jeanine Ellis. Also present were Chief Leo Touzjian, Assistant Chief Tom Cousineau, Chad Bailey, Les Male, Erle Collom, Sandy Smith and Board Secretary Teresa Hoffman.
Minutes from Previous Meeting
Stephen Coles made a motion to approve the meeting minutes, seconded by Jeanine Ellis, motion passed.
Submission of Bills
This month’s invoices were reviewed. Johnathon Oppermann made a motion to pay the bills, seconded by Stephen Coles, motion passed.
An abbreviated Treasurer’s Report was presented for absent Gary Maguire.
Fire Chief’s Report
Thirty One Calls; 10 Emergency Medical Service, 10 Campfires, 2 Motor Vehicle Accidents, 2 Fires, 2 Smoke Reports, 1 Bear, 1 Assist with EVFPD Fireworks, 1 Smoke Detector issue, 1 Cancelled En Route, 1 Child Locked in Car.
Lost one volunteer (moved), another possible new volunteer.
One volunteer going through Wildland Fire Training in August.
CDOT – Will be blasting in the Wind River area and will get emergency vehicles through as soon as possible.
Tahosa Valley Landowners – tomorrow night at the Gallery.
Area Club BBQ – August 11
July 24 - Boulder County - Townsite Initiative Planning
July 28 – Meadow Mountain Water
Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT)
Congress appropriated funds for PILT.
Chief will ask about PILT at next Mountain Chief’s meeting – August 2.
Area Club Pancake breakfast was successful.
Next year, need less electrical items.
Stations / Land
Station One – Osmun
More gutters will be installed.
Chief talked to CDOT and Project Manager about recycled asphalt.
In a few months, they plan to drop some in back.
Joe Pelle drafted a letter endorsing the striping.
Station Two – Raymond/Riverside - 2770 Riverside Drive - Heathermeade
Electrical, gas, final grading, wildfire inspection, black paint on gas pipe and some level of germination need to be completed for sign off.
Jeaninne Ellis will get a donation of peat moss from Home Depot.
Station Three – Meeker Park
$2,000 to cover roof in steel.
Station Four – Covenant Heights
Station Five – Bunce
The Old Gallery
An article in the Wind mentioned that the AFPD supported the Special Use Review (SUR) when in fact the AFPD remains neutral about these issues. Sandy Smith from The Old Gallery said they will issue a retraction.
Fire Fighter Comments
Board Member Comments
Fiber Optic cable installation to Allenspark begun.