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06-18-07

  • Meeting was called to order at 1902 hrs. with 19 members present.
  • Previous minutes and financial report were read and approved.
  • Hoosier Fire has switched the SCBA’s over to 4500 psi.
  • The emergency driving class has been changed to August 12th.
  • We had search and rescue training on June 16th at the Timbercrest house.
  • --Dan advised that we still might burn the house at a later date.
  • Darrell gave a run down of the Tenderloin ticket sales and Cam gave the money details.
  • 602 is back in service after having all six pistons and sleeves changed.
  • The Laketon parade is June 23rd.
  • Dan talked about the intention letters:
  • --Bo intends to remain on the department and get active again.
  • --A motion was made and 2nd to dismiss Bo and passed by a 7 to 4 vote with.
  • --Max called Dan and would like to remain on the department so he can train with us.
  • --A motion was made and 2nd to dismiss Max and passed unanimously.
  • --Arnold sent a letter to Dan stating his intentions were to remain with the department.
  • --Held a lengthy discussion and a motion was made and 2nd to dismiss but motion died.
  • --A second motion was made and 2nd to allow Article II, Section I, Sub-section D of the Constitution take care of the situation with Arnold being made aware that he will be terminated at the end of the 36- month period.
  • Dan asked what members need station keys.
  • Darrell advised that if any member was going to have a party that they can use the departments GFS card.
  • Darrell asked if the department should send a letter to Bo regarding him returning all department gear. It was decided to give him 2 weeks first.
  • Talked about CTFD’s house fire on June 16th.
  • PTFD now has a new dry hydrant at the old gravel pit in Disko on the east side of the pit.
  • Curt is participating in the MDA lock-up in July and asked if the volunteers would make a donation.
  • --A motion was made and 2nd to make a $100 donation. Motion passed unanimously.
  • Don advised that our “extra help” at the tenderloin dinner (District 5 Ms. Flame, Amber Farrer) won the Ms. Flame contest at the IVFA convention.
  • Don will find out on or around June 29th when he will have another stent put in.
  • Discussed the Timbercrest house and why it did not burn on Saturday.
  • Adjourned at 1957 hrs.

05-21-07

  • Meeting was called to order at 1908 hrs. with 14 members present.
  • Previous minutes and financial report were read and approved.
  • We still haven’t heard back from Hoosier Fire when they will be down to switch the SCBA’s over to 4500.
  • EMA will be conducting a tabletop exercise on 5/30 at the College.
  • Dan advised that the new clerk/treasurer will now start deducting taxes out of the volunteer checks.
  • Training will be held at the Timbercrest house on June 4th.
  • Discussed when we will burn the Timbercrest house.
  • There will be an Emergency Vehicle Driving course held on 8-18. Anyone that is interested is to let Dan know.
  • Talked about The Hardware’s new gable roof over the bowstring.
  • Discussed recent runs.
  • Dan reminded everyone to bring desserts for the tenderloin dinner.
  • --Steve O. advised that the College will bring tables.
  • --Modern Woodsmen will be matching funds again.
  • --The meat has been ordered.
  • --Greg and Shawn might set up in front of Lance’s to sell tickets on 5/26.
  • 602 is out of service due to engine problems.
  • Key Pharmacy has sold the pharmacy to CVS. They will now be a photo and Hallmark store.
  • Curt is going to order more t-shirts. He will put a sign up sheet on the bulletin board.
  • Curt brought up Arnold, Max and Bo, and that it is time to formally ask what their intentions are with the department. After a lengthy discussion, a motion was made to send letters to all of them stating that they have 30 days to make their intentions known or turn in all department gear.
  • Dan asked the members to give Casey H. some time to get active with the department again as he has taken a new job with CFS, and he has been extremely busy.
  • Brian E. advised that fireworks will be on July 3rd.
  • Adjourned at 2015 hrs.  

04-16-07

  • Meeting was called to order at 1909 hrs with 18 members present.
  • Previous minutes and financial report were read and approved.
  • Cary W. is CTFD’s representative for the raffle.
  • There will be a work session at the Timbercrest house on 4-21 at 1300 hrs.
  • Dan advised that CTFD’s insurance company will sponsor an emergency vehicle driver’s training class, but they need to have at least 22 people sign up.
  • Talked about the tenderloin dinner and raffle.
  • Ryan N. passed the Firefighter I/II class.
  • Discussed the lack of daytime help and the possibility of having the CTFD driver respond to daytime weekday medical calls. The question was also asked about having non first responders responding to runs. It was decided that if they are close to the scene that they should stop by and see if anyone needs help.
  • Talked about the trailer fire at Manchester Mobile, and that if you drive by the station while responding on a run, you need to stop and get a truck.
  • Craig S. attended a strategy and tactics course at the Duneland fire school.
  • Dan gave an update on switching the 2216 SCBA’s over to 4500.
  • The meeting adjourned at 1941 hrs.

3- 19 -07

  • Meeting was called to order at 1902 hrs. With 17 members present.
  • Previous minutes and financial report were read and approved.
  • Discussed the problem that 601 had last week.
  • Cam has ordered 6 spare SCBA cylinders with the extra grant money.
  • We will be ordering 3 radios and 4 pagers soon.
  • Talked about the College Union:
  • --The FDC has a Storz fitting
  • --The Knox Box is on the east side by the loading dock
  • --The main alarm panel is by the loading dock
  • Duneland Fire School is this weekend.
  • The Timbercrest house is ours for the next couple of months.
  • Started discussing this years Tenderloin dinner:
  • --Money to be used toward a new defib
  • --The date will be 06-09-07
  • --Tickets need to passed out by the end of April
  • --Have ideas on what to raffle by the next training session
  • A motion was made and 2nd to put Darrell in charge of the dinner. Motion carried.
  • Everyone needs to keep track of their first responder certifications.
  • Adjourned at 1946 hrs.

2-19-07

  • Meeting was called to order at 1900 hrs. with 13 members present.
  • Previous minutes were read and approved.
  • The College Union has tested all hood systems and are getting ready for partial occupancy.
  • We still have four people that need to get their physicals.
  • Dan advised that John Siebrase has nothing but praise for the department on a job well done at his garage fire.
  • Dan gave an update on the encumbrances for SCBA updates and pagers & radios.
  • Chesterton fire school is rapidly approaching.
  • CTFD is going to be rated by ISO soon, and Dan advised that they might need some help.
  • Shawn, Greg, Dave, and Craig S. discussed what they learned at the class they took in Angola on Feb. 10th.
  • Discussed the status of Arnold Bishop, Max Kinsey, and Bo Murphy. Talked about whether or not to contact them and ask their intentions. It was decided to let them go for the present time.
  • Darrell asked if there are any Spanish language classes available. Steve O. advised that Jana has been taking a Spanish course at the College.
  • Meeting adjourned at 1948 hrs.   

01-15-07

  • Meeting was called to order at 1858 hrs. with 18 members present.
  • Shawn B. presented the 2006 Firefighter of the Year Award to Cam.
  • Previous minutes and financial report were read and approved.
  • The new SCBA’s are in, and we will be training on them soon.
  • A motion was made and passed to give Don Lewis $50 for doing our CPR in-service.
  • Sweetwater Assembly of God has a group that will install smoke detectors and change batteries for people around the community.
  • Discussed the recent barn fires and the chimney fire.
  • Darrell and Craig S. attended the funeral of Upland firefighter Sidney Hall.
  • Dan gave some run statistics from the previous year.
  • We still have seven on the roster that need to get their physicals done.
  • Don advised that Richard Glant (Bremen F.D. and past president of the IVFA) has retired.
  • A reminder to get the trucks out the door.
  • Brad R. talked about parking at fire scenes (especially rural scenes).
  • Matt Bechtold broke his hand at Evan Schenkels barn fire.
  • Chester Twp. is loaning us a vent saw to keep on 605.
  • Dan passed out a quiz about equipment location on all the trucks.
  • Adjourned at 1925 hrs.

12-18-06

  • Meeting was called to order at 1906 hrs. with 14 members present.
  • Previous minutes and financial report were read and approved.
  • The first responder in-service that was rescheduled was held on 12-11.
  • December’s training was a walk through of the College Union.
  • Dan still has not heard anything about the Timbercrest house.
  • Cam gave an update on the grant.
  • --Sometime in January there will be fit testing for SCBA face pieces.
  • Dan has encumbered money to have the 8 Scott 2.2’s converted over to 4.5’s
  • The twenty cylinders we purchased will be sold off. Lagro has expressed interest in ten cylinders.
  • Discussed the shed fire that we assisted Chester Twp. with.
  • Dan gave an update on Bryan Frehse.
  • Jerry E. advised that the Abrasives building is now being used as a warehouse for OJI (Eften).
  • Hope everyone has a safe and happy holiday season.
  • Pam Knowles from LifeMed brought in cookies at the beginning of the meeting for appreciation of the job that we do.
  • Meeting adjourned at 1925 hrs.
  • Chili was served.

11-20-06

  • Meeting was called to order at 1901 hrs. With 21 members present.
  • Previous minutes and financial report were read and approved.
  • Talked about the progress on the College Union.
  • Please try to get your physicals done by the end of the year.
  • The 911 tele-trainer is in.
  • Thanks to all that helped with the Haunted Forest.
  • The first responder in-service scheduled for 11/13 will be rescheduled.
  • You can get first responder in-service through Firefighter I & II.
  • Discussed the lack of runs.
  • The volunteer checks are in already.
  • --Talked about the direct deposit.
  • The department received the AFG and will purchase 11 4.5 SCBA’s with spare cylinders, 9 spare masks, a laptop computer, and a power point projector.
  • Curt brought up the fact that 602 & 605 went to Akron to stand-by for a viewing. Discussed 605 shouldn’t go out of county for stand-by unless it is an actual emergency.
  • Shawn asked who is responsible for having information put out on the test.
  • --Dan said he is ultimately responsible.
  • Dave C. asked about a run board.
  • Bryan Freshe had his skull plate put back in and is doing very well.
  • We will have chili for next month’s meeting.
  • Officer elections were held and the 2007 officers will be:

  >  613--Cam K.

  > 614--Cary W.

  > 615--Craig W.

  > 616--Brad R.

  > Sect/Treas--Cam K.

  • The meeting was adjourned at 1958 hrs.

10-16-06

  • NMFD Meeting Minutes

  • Meeting was called to order at 1902 hrs. with 16 members present.
  • Previous minutes and financial report were read and approved.
  • Please try to get your physicals done.
  • Fire prevention went very well at the elementary school. Thanks to all that helped.
  • The Haunted Forest will be October 25 & 26.
  • Discussed setting up some first responder training for November. Curt will set something up.
  • There are books in the office for the fire schools.
  • Firefighter I & II class will be held here starting on November 16th.
  • Discussed the State’s Regional Training Centers.
  • Cruizin’ Illusions will pay for a 911 tele-trainer. We will need to get phones.
  • Discussed whether or not we need to get a new AED.
  • Talked about recent runs.
  • Dan talked about the fire drill at the new science building.
  • The Union is slowly progressing.
  • We still have not heard anything about the Timbercrest house.
  • Ryan N. has a single wide trailer that we can burn IF we can find a place to burn it.
  • The LEPC will be distributing 10 laptops to the county’s fire departments.
  • The direct deposit forms need to be turned in.
  • Adjourned at 1941 hrs.

9-18-06

  • NMFD Meeting Minutes

  • Meeting was called to order at 1902 hrs. with 18 members present.
  • Previous minutes and financial report were read and approved.
  • Only half the members have had their physicals.
  • Don handed out IVFA cards.
  • The officers will go over the surveys after the meeting.
  • All volunteers will need to fill out a direct deposit form to receive any pay and drop it off at the clerk’s office.
  • The meeting was interrupted by a car fire and re-convened at 1922 hrs.
  • If you do not want to drop your form off at the clerk’s office, take it to the station and put it in a sealed envelope, and Dan will take care of it.
  • Discussed the budgets, and Dan advised that the Town will take the truck payment out of the rainy day fund and that next years budget will be the same as this years.
  • The Circle City fire school will be in early November, and there will be a school at Fishers in late October and early November.
  • Bo will finish the classroom portion of flashover training on 9/23. The chamber training will be on either 11/5 or 11/12 depending on the weather.
  • It is the season for field fires.
  • We need to do some first responder training (familiarization of equipment and where it is located, etc.)
  • If you get a chance, feel free to take 602 out and train with it.
  • Dave C. asked the volunteers if they would sponsor a bowling team. Motion made and passed to pay the sponsorship fee of $35.00.
  • Brandon W. made the suggestion to do a drivers training course.
  • There was no update on the 911 teletrainer.
  • Bo asked if we want to start thinking about a X-mas party.
  • Adjourned at 1939 hrs.

8-21-06

  • Meeting was called to order at 1906 hrs. with 21 members present.
  • Previous minutes were read and approved.
  • The two savings accounts have not been closed out yet.
  • The Timbercrest house is not available for training at this time.
  • Thanks to all that helped with Public Safety Day.
  • We now have four small Scott masks. There will be two on 601 and 605.
  • We have a number of spare bottles that are nearing their end of service date.
  • ---E-T will be bringing approx. 20 bottles donated to us (all we have to do is pay for hydro test).
  • 602 will be out of service starting 8/22 for body and paint work.
  • Physicals need to be done ASAP due to a budget snafu.
  • A reminder that school is back in session—Be careful.
  • The college Union is a disaster area so far. There is a new hydrant on the north side, but it is not operational yet.
  • Discussed the budget.
  • Craig S. advised that Cruizin’ Illusions are willing to help with purchasing a 911 tele-trainer.
  • The officers have come up with a survey for all members to see what we need to change within the department. All survey’s need to be filled out and returned before the next meeting.
  • When we do get the Timbercrest house, there will likely be extra training sessions.
  • Discussed the training test.
  • The Kosc. Co. Firefighters Assoc. is having their annual fish fry on 9/21 at 6:30 at the Kosc. Co. fairgrounds.
  • Next months training will be on 9/5.
  • Adjourned at 1930 hrs.

7-17-06

  • Meeting was called to order at 1902 hrs. with 15 members present and 1 excused.
  • Previous minutes and financial report were read and approved.
  • Discussed the dormant fees on First Federal and Frances Slocum savings accounts. A motion was made to close both accounts and move to Beacon Credit Union and passed.
  • The ’74 LaFrance has been sold and is now in Colorado.
  • The brush pile at the street barn will be burnt on 7/22. Any help will be appreciated.
  • FunFest parade will be 8-12 at 5:00 P.M.
  • Shawn asked the members if they would put $20 towards buying items to hand out during the parade. A motion was made to give $50 and passed.
  • Public Safety Day is here on 8/10 from 4:30 to 7:30 P.M.
  • Shawn discussed the pre-plan at CVS.
  • Bo will get with Dan about training at the Timbercrest house.
  • Everybody needs to “slam doors” on 601 & 602 to learn where equipment is.
  • The “Toots” plaque is here.
  • The fireworks went very well.
  • Don K. is now the Dist. Co-Chair for the IVFA.
  • Adjourned at 1932 hrs.

6-19-06

  • Meeting was called to order at 1902 hrs. with 19 members present.
  • Previous minutes and financial report were read and approved.
  • Thanks to everyone for all the help for the tenderloin dinner.
  • Nicholas Kantzer has resigned.
  • The “Toot’s” Lautzenhiser bell was mounted on June 8th.
  • The new engine is here.
  • We will have a house to use for training at Timbercrest until the end of the summer.
  • Dan was asked to ask the volunteers if they would be willing to rent out our sign. The question was asked who would be responsible if the sign gets damaged. It was decided that whoever rents the sign and they damage it that they would be responsible for fixing it. A motion was made to rent the sign for $50 and passed.
  • A reminder that physicals need to be done by the end of the year.
  • Sidney’s ice cream social is June 25th.
  • Laketonian Days has been rescheduled for June 23-24th.
  • Talked about how the tenderloin dinner went. Discussed whether to change the date. It was decided to think about it.
  • Brian E. will pick up the fireworks on July 2nd, and will squib them when he returns home. The fireworks show will be July 3rd at 10 P.M.
  • Craig S. said the Fire Literacy Program has concluded.
  • Talked about the walk through at Bippus State Bank.
  • Bo asked for training ideas for the Timbercrest house.
  • The plaque has been ordered for the bell.
  • Adjourned at 1932 hrs. 

5-15-06

  • Meeting was called to order at 1903 hrs with 21 members present.
  • Previous minutes and financial report were read and approved.
  • Bryan Frehse is home and doing very well.
  • The tenderloin tickets are in.
  • Construction at the College Union has started.
  • Modern Woodsmen will be matching tenderloin dinner funds again this year.
  • Market Street Bar & Grille will be donating food for the tenderloin dinner.
  • Lance’s will stuff fliers in bags for us.
  • Brian Enyeart asked if the volunteers would mind changing fireworks companies this year. It was decided to go ahead with the change.
  • Everyone needs to take the IS-100 and IS-200 tests before the end of September.
  • The AHA has possibly changed the criteria for CPR and defibs.. We possibly need to be retrained on CPR.
  • There will not be waterball at Funfest.
  • There is a decent chance that the new engine will be here for the tenderloin dinner.
  • Discussed the “Toots” Lautzenhiser bell.
  • Talked about the signal-9 rule.
  • Dave Cordill’s step-daughter is running for Ms. Indiana and would like for the department to help sponsor her. A motion was made and passed to give her $100.
  • Shawn is going to start pre-planning again soon.
  • June’s training will be the classroom portion for the Flashover chamber.
  • We have smoke detectors to hand out.
  • There will be a new fire hydrant just west of the Sweetwater Church.
  • Craig S. held training for the literacy project here on May 6th.
  • We need as much help as we can get for the tenderloin dinner.
  • MHS prom is May 20th.
  • Meeting adjourned at 1943 hrs.

NMFD Meeting Minutes 04-17-06

  • Meeting was called to order at 1904 hrs. With 18 members present.
  • Previous minutes and financial report were read and approved.
  • The new engine might be finished by May 23rd.
  • Talked about the recent fire school.
  • Tenderloin tickets are being printed.
  • There will be an IVFA meeting here on May 11th.
  • NMPD will be holding a SIDS, Bloodbourne Pathogens, and Haz-Mat in-service here on May 1st.
  • Thanks to all that helped at the boot drive on Sat. April 15th.
  • Talked about Bryan Frehse’s condition. He is improving.
  • Cary made a motion to donate a $1000 to help Bryan’s family. The motion was 2nd by Bo and passed unanimously.
  • Darrell made a motion to give all proceeds from the tenderloin dinner to Bryan’s family. The motion was 2nd by Bo and passed unanimously.
  • Bo has set out jugs at local businesses for the Bryan Frehse fund.
  • All members need to think of more fund raiser ideas.
  • Dan advised that the College would probably break ground for the remodeling of the Union the first week of May. Construction will last until January.
  • Had a short training on wellhead protection.
  • Anyone that drives 605 needs to check the GFI for the cord, especially during wet weather.
  • 602 has a severe air leak. Open the valve on the bottle before you start the truck.
  • Craig S. has taught two adult literacy classes so far.
  • There is no new info on a 911 trainer.
  • Meeting adjourned at the end of the meeting.

NMFD Meeting Minutes

03/20/06

  • Meeting called to order at 1904 hrs. With 22 members present and 1 excused.
  • Minutes of previous meeting were read and approved.
  • Steve O. advised that the knives were in, and he has three left.
  • Arnold gave an update on a cellulose insulation vacuum. The motor is about $1000 and we would need to buy the hose if we go that route. Jerry E. might have something we can use.
  • Curt read the “Cat in the Hat” to pre-school kids.
  • Craig S. gave an update on the Adult Literacy Program.
  • Discussed purchasing a 911 trainer. Maybe Larry Lengel can make us one.
  • Talked about recent runs.
  • *Tenderloin Dinner 2006
  • --Talked about lengthening the serving hours. It was decided to leave the hours the same.
  • --Discussed ideas on what to raffle. A motion was made and passed to hold a 50/50 raffle.
  • Talked about the Anhydrous and equipment training. There is still problems with not finding the equipment on the trucks.
  • All small engines have been serviced.
  • If you take 603 or 605 on a run, take the time to make sure the front bay doors close. We will have somebody take a look at the timers.
  • If you pass the station while going to a call, make sure the trucks respond.
  • Dave Cordill’s father-in-law passed away.
  • Meeting adjourned at 1939 hrs.

NMFD Meeting Minutes

02-20-06

  • Meeting called to order at 1900 hrs. With 19 members present.
  • Previous minutes and financial report were read and approved.
  • Craig S. talked about the adult literacy conference. He will hold a meeting at a later date.
  • Shawn will be getting smoke detectors from the Home Safety Council.
  • Dan asked if the members would be willing to buy Ollie Cagle and Tom McClure department coats. A motion was made and 2nd to purchase. Motion carried.
  • Chesterton Fire School will be April 1st, 2nd, 8th, & 9th. Let Dan know if you are interested in attending.
  • Steve said we are in a holding process on the knives. If you want one please sign up.
  • This is the year to have physicals. Dan is checking with a company that will do the physicals on-site.
  • Discussed cellulose insulation removal. Arnold B. will be checking on a vacuum for easier removal.
  • Curt talked about a request from the College to have a couple of firefighters read books to pre-school kids on March 15th.
  • We need to start thinking about the tenderloin dinner and what to raffle. Bring your ideas to the next meeting.
  • Roann will be having a tenderloin dinner on February 25th.
  • There is still first responder in-service available.
  • Meeting adjourned at 1940 hrs.

NMFD Meeting Minutes 01-16-06

  • -Meeting was called to order at 1900 hrs with 23 members present.
  • -Previous minutes and financial report were read and approved.
  • -The department dinner was a success.
  • -Discussed different styles and prices of jackets for a new department jacket. –It was decided to go with a Carhartt jacket purchased from Outdoor Outfitters from Roanoke with embroidery being done in Andrews.
  • -Craig S. will be going to Warrenton, VA on January 30th-February 1st to learn how to teach illiterate adults fire safety. This is in conjunction with The Learn More Center for a national study.
  • -A motion was made and passed to suspend the rules and vote on Cary W’s. probation one month early.
  • -A vote was held to take Ryan N., Casey H., and Cary W. off probation. All three were voted on as full members.
  • -Steve O. asked the members if they were interested in having knives made with fire department emblems. Cost would be around $25.00 a piece. It was decided that a sign-up sheet would be posted, and the members would purchase their own if they choose.
  • -A motion was made and passed to make a $50.00 donation to Doug Olsen for taking pictures of the members on December 31st.
  • -Dave C. asked the members if they would like to purchase his “arrow” sign and two sets of letters for $125.00. It was decided to purchase the sign.
  • -Held a brief discussion on new applicant (Travis Stahl). It was decided to reject him.
  • Meeting adjourned at 1950 hrs.

NMFD Meeting Minutes 12-19-05

  • Meeting was called to order at 1903 hrs with 22 members present and 1 excused.
  • Previous minutes were read and approved.
  • Dan ordered a large U.S. flag.
  • The department dinner will be on 1-14-06 at the Scout Hall.
  • There is in-service available here on Monday nights and on Wednesday nights at the college.
  • Dan asked that everyone check their gear and dress for the cold weather.
  • The new engine is ordered.
  • We are encumbering money to purchase SCBA’s.
  • Alycee asked if the batteries needed to be changed on the Scott’s. Dan will take care of changing them.
  • Shawn is waiting until after the holidays to work on the fire safety and prevention grant.
  • Steve asked if the department would be interested in having pictures taken of each member. Steve’s brother is willing to do this at no charge. Pictures will be taken on 12-31 from 1-4 P.M.
  • Congratulations to Lewis on the birth of his new son.
  • The question was asked if the volunteers would buy the members uniform shirts and badges. It was decided that each member will purchase their own. Cam will make an order form for shirts and badges.
  • Discussed purchasing new department jackets. We will get prices on different styles of jackets.
  • Meeting adjourned at 1950 hrs.

11-21-05

NMFD Meeting Minutes

  • Meeting was called to order at 1855 hrs. With 22 members present and 1 excused.
  • Previous minutes and financial report were read and approved.
  • Sue B. resigned today.
  • Talked about the bidding for the new engine.
  • The training session on the art of reading smoke was excellent.
  • Discussed the walk through at Tool & Die and BKB.
  • There is an abundance of first responder in-service available.
  • The ISP will be having an in-service about crime scene protocols at the library on December 14th at 1815.
  • Talked about ordering a large U.S. flag.
  • Dan asked the membership if they would want to elect a training officer or leave it as it is now. Bo would rather see a safety officer. Held a discussion and decided to table the issue.
  • Officer elections were held:
  • 613—Cam K.
  • 614—Bo M.
  • 615—Cary W.
  • 616—Shawn B.
  • Sect/Treas—Cam K.
  • Discussed the possibility of trying for a FEMA Fire Safety and Prevention grant to purchase a safety trailer.
  • Shawn, Greg, and Dave will be in charge of the Christmas party.
  • Don asked the members to contact Bill Ruppel and ask him about SB256.
  • Adjourned at 1944 hrs.

10-17-05

NMFD Meeting Minutes

  • Meeting called to order at 1900 hrs with 15 members present and 3 excused.
  • Previous minutes and financial report were read and approved.
  • The bell has been sandblasted and primed. We are waiting on Jerry E.
  • Asked for volunteers to help with the Haunted Forest on October 26th & 27th.
  • Dave Cordill’s father passed away today.
  • Fire Prevention at the elementary school went very well.
  • The question was asked if we need to contact Sue B. and ask what her intentions are.
  • Dan and Mark will be meeting with Peabody’s and the College next week about the financing of the new truck.
  • Talked about the garage fire (lack of protective gear being worn).
  • Discussed wearing gear at the odor investigation on Oct. 11th.
  • Talked about Lifemed again.
  • Need a couple of volunteers to help pass out candy on Halloween.
  • Bo asked if we were doing anything for a Christmas party. We will discuss proposals next month.
  • Meeting adjourned at 1941 hrs.

9-19-05 Meeting

  • Meeting called to order at 1900 hrs with 20 members present.
  • Previous minutes were read and approved.
  • The primer parts for 601 are here.
  • The bell has been sandblasted and primed.
  • Talked about the foam training on 9-10-05.
  • Discussed the Walnut Street house fire.
  • Talked about the CPR in-service held on 9-15-05.
  • Timbercrest has committed to helping with the new truck.
  • Fire Safety at the elementary school will be on 10-14-05.
  • The railroad crossing on Meridian Road will be closed this week.
  • Discussed NIMS training.
  • Discussed new applicants.
  • --Voted to dismiss one and the committee will look at the other two.
  • Alycee asked if the members would make a donation to the American. Cancer Society. A motion was made to make a $50 donation and passed.
  • Keep an eye on your first responder certifications. A class will be starting soon for a great opportunity for in-service.
  • Meeting adjourned at 1952 hrs. 

8-15-05 Meeting

  • Meeting called to order at 1908 hrs. With 19 members present.
  • Previous minutes and financial report were read and approved.
  • Interviewed Cary Walters and accepted him for membership.
  • Dan was very thrilled that we had 19 members respond to a fire alarm.
  • Discussed making scenes after being disregarded. Dan said it is o.k. On fire runs, but report to the station on medical runs.
  • Training on 601 went very well.
  • The primer on 601 will be fixed soon.
  • Talked about Public Safety Day and how it needs to moved back uptown.
  • Motion was made to give Kosc. Co. Firefighters Assoc. a donation of $100 for the use of the smoke house. Motion carried.
  • On September 15th, Kosc. Co. Firefighters Assoc. will have their annual fish fry at the Kosc. Co. fairgrounds.
  • PTFD would like to do some joint training with us. The members were not opposed to occasionally having a joint training on our regular night.
  • EMA would like to do some decon training later this fall.
  • Discussed recent runs.
  • School starts so be careful.
  • The sprinkler system at the new science building is active.
  • The question was asked that if 601 didn’t make the scene, how does the driver know who made the scene. 601 will make the scene from now on.
  • Don advised that Roger Johnson said effective 8/15/05 the mandatory training test that we have now will not be used anymore and that a new test will be made.
  • It was decided to reimburse Shawn B. $26 a year for the web site.
  • It was all over at 2025 hrs. 

7-18-05 Meeting

  • Meeting called to order at 1913 hrs. with 18 members present.
  • Previous minutes and financial report were read and approved.
  • Interviewed Casey Hudson and Ryan Niccum for membership.
  • Motion was made to accept both and passed.
  • Sue B. advised Curt that she now has free time and should start attending more.
  • Discussed the pump training on 601 and 603.
  • Discussed recent runs.
  • 603 passed its annual ladder test.
  • Jeff Perry would like the volunteers to help sponsor a 9-10 year old baseball team. A motion was made and passed not to sponsor this year.
  • Public Safety Day will be here on August 11th.
  • FunFest parade is August 13th.
  • The idea of having instructor’s come in to do specialty training was brought up. It was decided to think about it for a while.
  • New Albany fire school will be August 13th, 14th, 20th, & 21st.
  • It was decided to get a plaque made in Toot’s honor for the bell.
  • Meeting adjourned at 2000 hrs. 

NMFD Meeting Minutes

06-20-05

  • Meeting was called to order at 1905 hrs. With 19 members present.
  • Previous months minutes and financial report were read and approved.
  • Dan asked for idea’s on what to do with the money we received from Toot’s memorial. Idea’s included:

-Planting a tree in the park or west side of station

-an award in his honor

-fixing the old bell and setting it on the west side of the station

Dan asked that everybody think about the options before next meeting.

  • The tenderloin dinner was a success. Good job everyone.

-Lances will stuff sacks next year with our flyers

-We will make our own tickets for pre-sale next year

-It was decided to start in January to decide on what to raffle next year

  • PTFD would like for us to help pay for a plaque for Grandstaff’s for the use of the house. Motion made and carried.
  • Dan talked about touring the new science building. It was decided to tour the building on 6/27.
  • Public Safety Day will be here on 8/11.
  • There will be an in-service on meth labs at Silver Lake on 6/23 at 1900.
  • Larry Freels would like to hold a first responder class here on Wednesday nights starting 11/9 through March at 1830 depending on registration.
  • Discussed the status of Sue Butterbaugh. Dan advised that she will turn her gear in if needed. Dan will talk to her before next meeting.
  • Darrell gave a report on 8 new applicants. The members voted to withdraw five of the applications and have Ryan Niccum and Casey Hudson appear at the next meeting. One applicant was on vacation and will be here next month.
  • There will be an IVFA meeting at Mexico on 7/14 with election of officers.
  • Fireworks will be on 7/3.
  • Adjourned at 2017 hrs.  

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