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Old Salem Fire Rescue, Inc.

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

July 9, 2019

Attendance:   Jeff Harden, Harry Herrmann, Bill Kelly, Joann McDade, Garry Evans and Dave Vickery.  Rick Sramek excused absent.

Call to Order:  Jeff Harden, President, called the meeting to order at 5:00 pm.  He stated that the board election filing period was now open. 

June 11, 2019 Meeting Minutes:    The minutes of the June 11, 2019 meeting were submitted to board members electronically for review.  Jeff Harden asked for any additions or corrections.  Garry Evans motioned to approve the minutes as submitted and was seconded by Joann McDade.  The motion was approved unanimously. The minutes were approved as written.

Treasurers Report:  Harry Herrmann provided the quarterly budget report and stated that the FY 2020 budget proposal had been submitted to the county.  He stated that the mortgage payments had been lowered and balance had been corrected by Bank South.  The board discussed the need to post financial statements on the website.  It was agreed to post the quarterly report on the website.  Harry stated that the CPA audit report would also be posted on the site. 

Chief’s Report:  Assistant Chief Bays stated that there were 75 calls for June with call volume trending up.  He stated that higher than average medical calls had occurred.  Joann McDade stated that she had heard from several residents complaining about siren noise from Station 92.  Assistant Chief Bays responded stating that state regulations require lights and sirens on but the department will work on discretion based on call type. 

Public Comment:  No one signed in to address the board. 

Meeting Adjourned:  Having no further issues before the Board, the meeting was adjourned by Jeff Harden, President, at 5:11 pm.

Respectfully Submitted,

William Kelly, Secretary