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Greensboro, GA 30642

Old Salem Fire Rescue, Inc.

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

March 12, 2019


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

Call to Order:  Jeff Harden, President, called the meeting to order at 5:00 pm.  

February 12, 2019 Meeting Minutes:    The minutes of the February 12th meeting were submitted to board members electronically for review.  Jeff Harden asked for any additions or corrections.  Dave Vickery 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 reviewed the current budget and highlighted major expenses including Engine 901 repair and final installment of three to Piedmont Water for the new grinder pump.   A discussion concerning annual budget planning and county revenue funding occurred. 

Chief’s Report:  Chief Harrison stated that there were 42 calls for February.  He stated the department had good results with the ladder for a structure fire in the Armor Ford area of Reynolds.  The department also assisted on an out of district fire on Hutchison Road.  The Chief stated that calls to The Glen are up averaging 4 – 6 a month.  He stated that the newsletter to Del Web has been a success.  The chief stated that the department has conducted walkthroughs of the church and LOA construction projects.  Chief Harrison is also outfitting the new trucks and applying for a grant to purchase air packs.  SPLOST funds will be used for the generator.  Chief Harrison also expects the ISO rating to improve again soon. 

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 5:35 pm.

Respectfully Submitted,

William Kelly, Secretary