MAS Annual Mtg Minutes May 2, 2013

Mountain Ambulance Service Commission
Annual Meeting
May 2, 2013   7:00 pm
Mountain Ambulance Station

Meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm by Chairman Booth.

Commission Members Present:

Riverview: Dick Booth, Judy Wanner

Mountain: Kathleen McKee

Doty: Ruth Dehne, Bob Gaie

MAS: Mike Pichotta

A quorum was present.

Administrators Present: MAS Administrator Chris Schultz

Citizens Present: None


Minutes of the April 18, 2013 Meeting: Motion by Judy Wanner, second by Bob Gaie 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:

A.Daytime EMT Position: Three candidates had originally applied for this position. One candidate withdrew his application, leaving two to be considered. Both were interviewed by Commission members. Discussion followed.

Motion by Kathleen McKee, second by Judy Wanner to hire Matt Miller as the new daytime EMT. Motion approved.

B.FEMA Grant: Chris reported that a FEMA grant of $16,078 was received on January 18, 2013. MAS is responsible for 5% of matching funds. Matching funds will come out of the budget and no additional town monies will be required. This grant will pay for the purchase of stair chairs, IV training & equipment, and AEMT initial training.

C.Advanced EMT Level Updates: Chris reported that Dr. Coates, the MAS Medical Director, has signed off on the AEMT plan and it will now be submitted to the State for approval. AEMT service should begin by September 1, 2013 and full 24/7 servicve by August 31, 2014.


New Business:

A.Three Town Meeting: Chris reported that a three-town meeting will be held on May 7, 2013 at 6:00 pm at the Doty Town Hall. Purpose of the meeting is to discuss the Town of Breed’s interest in having MAS provide EMS service for their town.

B.Election of Officers:As required by the Intergovernmental Agreement, bi-annual election of officers must be held at the Annual Meeting in May.

a.Chairperson: Motion by Kathleen McKee, second by Judy Wanner to elect Dick Booth as Chairman. Motion approved.

b.Vice Chairperson: Motion by Judy Wanner, second by Ruth Dehne to elect Jerry Hull as Vice-Chairman. Motion approved.

c.Secretary/Treasurer: Motion by Kathleen McKee, second by Judy Wanner to elect Bob Gaie as Secretary/Treasurer. Motion approved.

C.Overnight at Station Policy #090110-01: Item C: “Members must have a separate place to stay” was reviewed. Discussion resulted in the following motion:

a.Motion by Ruth Dehne, second by Kathleen McKee to remove Item C from the policy. Motion approved.

Adjournment: Motion by Judy Wanner, second by Ruth Dehne to adjouirn. Motion approved.

Meeting adjourned at 8:05 pm.

Upcoming Meetings:

May 7, 2013, 6:00 pm                       3-Town Meeting, Doty Town Hall

Aug 8, 2013 6:30 pm                      Commission Meeting

Sept 26, 2013 6:30 pm                   Commission Meeting

Minutes submitted by Secretary Bob Gaie, Secretary

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