Regular Meeting – June 2, 2015


           I.               CALL TO ORDER: The Regular Meeting of the Weaverville Fire Protection District was called to order by Vice-Chairman, Bill Britton at 1000 hrs.  Members present:  Arden Potter, Larry Helsley, and George Owen.  Members absent: Mike Williams. Others present: Chief Scott Alvord, Jim Underwood and Clerk Lisa Guglielmina.


         II.               CONSENT AGENDA:

A.    Approve Regular Meeting Minutes of May 5, 2015 –

B.     Approve Warrant List and Journal Entries –

C.    Approve Budget Transfers for fiscal year of 2014/2015

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


       III.               ACTION ITEMS:

A.  Discuss/Approve Resolution No. 15-2 Ordering Board of Directors Election: Consolidation of elections; and Specifications of Election Order– Short discussion on election procedures. 

MSC Helsley/Potter to approve Resolution No. 15-2 Ordering Board of Directors Election: Consolidation of elections; and Specifications of Election Order

B.  Discussion/Approve Variance for fire sprinkler system – Chief Alvord spoke regarding testing, flow, ignition sources, domestic use, and options.  Discussion on changing the pressure reducer valve at the main.

This item was tabled until July 7 meeting to test the change in pressure.



A.    Hazardous Reduction Progress Report: Program still going.  Some change over in staffing.  Mostly weed eating right now.    

B.     Fire Chief/Marshall Report:  

·        Issues with fire codes downtown

·        Assisted with D.C. Fire in an inspection for D.C. School new building

·        Region 3 OES meeting

·        Herk fixed the air trailer lights

·        Locker clean-up/inventory finished

·        Dorms-need to finish pouring concrete

·        Working on policy for dorms

·        Training – Rediness drill

·        S-130 and S-190 classes

·        Radio use class put on by Todd Corbett

·        Structure fire on Hawthorne

·        July 4th weekend planning

·        June 25th Community Wildfire Planning Meeting

·        June 27th Station One clean-up day

·        July 4th Open House after the parade

C.    Fire Department Report: Department budget and dorms.  Glenn Hicks will be a member for the summer.  

D.    Sleeper Program Reports:  Ernie back to work at Cal-Fire.  Keith has the garden going at Station Two, and has completed one round of weed eating.        

E.     Committee Reports:

·        Recruitment Committee:  Going well.  Discussion on the longevity of the volunteers.

·        Collection Committee: No report.

·        Contract Committee: No report.

·        Tuition Committee: No report.

·        Budget Committee:  Budget transfers for 15/16 completed.

F.     Director Reports: Owen discussion on the Chief’s meeting.                                               


         V.               PUBLIC COMMENTS: None.  


       VI.               CORRESPONDENCE: None.


     VII.               ADJOURNMENT:  There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 1044 hrs.      



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    Bill Britton, Vice-Chairman                                     Lisa Guglielmina, Clerk of the Board