Ambulance Comm Minutes Aug 8, 2013

Mountain Ambulance Service Commission
Regular Meeting of Commissioners
August 8, 2013     6:30 pm
Mountain Ambulance Station

Meeting was called to order at 6:30 pm by Chairman Booth.

Commission Members Present:

Riverview: Dick Booth, Judy Wanner

Mountain: Kathleen McKee

Doty: Bob Gaie, Ruth Dehne

MAS: Mike Pichotta

A quorum was present.

Administrators Present: MAS Administrator Chris Schultz

Citizens Present: None

Minutes of May 2, 2013 Public Information Hearing on AEMT Plan: Motion by Ruth Dehne, second by Judy Wanner to approve the minutes as presented. Motion approved.

Minutes of May 2, 2013 Annual Meeting: Motion by Kathleen McKee, second by Ruth Dehne to approve the minutes as presented. Motion approved.

Meeting Posting: Chris Schultz verified the agenda had been sent to the three towns for posting.

Unfinished Business:

AEMT Level Update: Chris Schultz reported that AEMT level of service should start about September 1st.

FEMA Grant: Nothing new to report.

Part Time EMT Position: Chris Schultz reported that Matt Miller has been hired to fill the part time day position being vacatedby Jennifer Griseto. This makes Matt Miller a full-time employee.

Town of Breed Proposal: Citing concerns over cost, the Town of Breed has declined to accept the MAS proposal to provide EMS service to Breed.

New Business:

EMT Course Cost: MAS will have 3 students in the class starting next month. Cost is approximately $3,000.00. In addition, 4 or 5 MAS members will begin the AEMT class in January. Cost will be approximately $3,500.00. Discussion was held on what is the best way to pay for these classes. No decision was made.

Sale of Obsolete Equipment: Motion by Kathleen McKee, seconded by Judy Wanner to authorize the sale of surplus and/or obsolete equipment. Motion approved.

I Am Responding System: Chris Schultz reported on the new IAR System (I Am Responding) that was recently installed. It is a good system and is working well.

Adjournment: Motion by Kathleen McKee, second by Ruth Dehne to adjourn. Motion approved.

Meeting adjourned at 7:20 pm.

Upcoming Meetings:

Sept 26, 2013 6:30 pm  Regular Commission Meeting

Minutes submitted by Secretary Bob Gaie

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