Mountain Ambulance Service Commission
Regular Meeting of Commissioners
September 24th, 2015 6:30pm
Mountain Ambulance Station
Meeting was called to order at 6:30 pm by Chairman Dick Booth.
Commission Members Present:
Riverview: Dick Booth, Judy Wanner
Mountain: Jerry Hull, Jerry Herman
Doty: Ruth Dehne, Bob Gaie
MAS: Mike Pichotta
Absent: No mebers were absent
A quorum was present.
Administrators Present: MAS Administrator Chris Schultz
Citizens Present: None
Minutes of the August 20th 2015 Commission Meeting: Motion made by Judy Wanner, seconded by Ruth Dehne to approve the minutes as presented. Motion carried.
Meeting Posting: Meeting was posted.
Part time position: Chris Schultz reported that there were no applicants to fill the open position. MAS will continue to rely on volunteer members to fill this position.
2016 Budget: Chris Schultz presented the proposed MAS Budget for 2016 totaling $341,566.97. This is an increase of $63,208.00 over last year budget. Increases in compensation for part time employees of $24,321.00 and $22,778.00 for full time employees accounted for the majority of this budget increase.
After review by the Commission, the propose budget was reduced by $10,137.94 bringing the total proposed budget to $331,429.03.
Estimated patient billing revenue of $112,106.19 leaves a balance of $219,322.84 to be paid by the three Towns. Individual Town amounts would be:
Total Monthly Increase
Riverview $93,520.84 $7793.40 $18,942.00
Mountain $84,379.26 $7031.61 $19,279.00
Doty $41,422.75 $3451.90 $7829.00
This proposed budget of $331,429.03 will be presented to the three Town boards at their monthly meetings in October for approval.
Purchase of a new ambulance will be postponed until 2017.
Snowmobile / ATV Registration Fee: Mike Pichotta suggested checking on the availability of registration fee monies to provide emergency services on the trail.
2016 Meeting Schedule: Commission meetings for 2016 were scheduled for 6:30pm at the MAS station as follows:
Thursday January 28th, 2016
Thursday May 26th, 2016
Thursday August 25th, 2016
Thursday September 22nd, 2016
Adjournment: With no additional business to come before the Commission, meeting was adjourned at 7:40pm by Chairman Dick Booth
Minutes submitted by: Bob Gaie (Secretary)