4720 Carey Station Road
Greensboro, GA 30642
Old Salem Fire Rescue, Inc.
July 10, 2018
Attendance: Jeff Harden, Dave Vickery, Jack Horn, Bill Kelly, Joann McDade and Jack Elder, present.
Call to Order: Jeff Harden, President, called the meeting to order at 5:00pm. Jeff asked the board to proceed to Item # 6 on the agenda (Open board position). Jeff introduced Garry Evans to the board and stated that he had shown interest in serving on the board and has submitted a letter seeking election to the board in October. Jeff suggested that Garry be appointed to the board to fill the open position. Dave Vickery moved to appoint Garry Evans to the board. Jack Elder seconded. The appointment was approved unanimously.
June 12, 2018 Meeting Minutes: The minutes of the June 12 meeting were submitted to board members electronically for review. Jeff Harden asked for any additions or corrections. Jack Horn motioned to approve the minutes as submitted and was seconded by Joann McDade. Dave Vickery, Jack Horn, Bill Kelly, Jeff Harden, Joann McDade and Jack Elder voted to approve. None opposed. The minutes were approved as written.
Treasurers Report: Jack Horn provided the current and YTD financial report and highlighted key expenditures.
Chief’s Report: Chief Harrison stated that calls were 39 for June including one drowning. He stated that the department and fire boat responded with Putnam County to the accident on July 7. The Morgan County 20 year old broke his neck diving in shallow water. The fire boat transferred the young man to the Del Webb boat ramp and he was transported to Good Samaritan and then to Augusta by Life Flight. Extrication equipment chosen will cost $18k with funds provided by SPLOST. Hose and other equipment for the ladder truck will cost $22k and SPLOST funds will also be used. Chief Harrison stated that Station 92 continues to operate well and visitors continues to drop by. Chief Harrison stated that the picnic had been cancelled as not enough signed up.
After discussion, Dave Vickery moved to approve $22k for hose and other equipment purchase. Jack Elder seconded. The motion was approved unanimously.
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 5:25 pm.
William Kelly, Secretary