Regular Meeting – February 2, 2016


I.           CALL TO ORDER: The Regular Meeting of the Weaverville Fire Protection District was called to order by Chairman, Bill Britton at 1000 hrs.  Members present:  Arden Potter, Larry Helsley, George Owen and Mike Williams.  Members absent: None. Others present: Chief Frank DeNatale, Scott Alvord, Jim Underwood, and Clerk Lisa Guglielmina. 



A.    Approve Regular Meeting Minutes of January 5, 2016 –

B.     Approve Warrant List and Journal Entries –

MSC Williams/Owen to approve the consent agenda as presented.



A. Discuss/Approve, Employee contracts medical coverage plans for employees – Tabled from January 5, 2016 meeting – Clerk reported that her husband will be covered by his job at Tops so is no longer seeking to add spouse on medical insurance.

No Action Needed

B. Discuss/Approve Annual Appreciation Dinner details/costs – Scott Alvord spoke of the summer fires, income generated and the reliability of many members.

MSC Williams/Potter to approve purchasing the jackets for specific firefighters as an award for their service.



A.    Hazardous Reduction Progress Report: Approved for Title III, waiting to sign contract.   

B.     Fire Chief/Marshall Report:   

·        Attending inspection courses A and B

·        Courses will continue until May

·        Inspection course on the East Coast he would like to attend

·        Inspection at Shasta Cascade

·        Inspection at Trinity County Adult Jail

·        Inspection at Trinity Theatre

·        Physical fitness program at station before drill – trial

·        Getting to know members

·        Driving equipment


C.    Fire Department Report: Equipment is running well. Driver/Operator classes. Pumping classes. S-290 classes complete.  Work party at station. Phones went down needed to be replaced. Valentine’s Day rose sale coming up.

D.    Sleeper Program Reports: Jon has moved into Station One.  Keith is almost moved out of Station Two – possible sleeper lined up.         

E.     Committee Reports:

·        Recruitment Committee: No report.

·        Collection Committee: No report

·        Contract Committee: No report

·        Tuition Committee: No report

·        Budget Committee:  Will meet in February

·        Financial Committee: (Williams, Potter, Guglielmina) Still working on getting a meeting together.  

F.     Director Reports: Britton – OFS grounds possible timber trespassing. Discussion on posting no trespassing signs.  It was commented that every time we have posted signs, the people vandalize them and tear them down.  Need to document all activity.  Helsley- Dick Berrien is looking for someone trustworthy to take over the firefighter museum.  Helsley suggested the museum be named after Mr. Berrien; will be on next month’s agenda to approve, then have a naming ceremony possibly in April.                                                


V.                        PUBLIC COMMENTS: None. 

VI.       CORRESPONDENCE: Clerk –reported that Cal-Pers will be paid off in one year.

VII.     ADJOURNMENT:  There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 1050 hrs.     





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    Bill Britton, Chairman                                                         Lisa Guglielmina, Clerk of the Board