Mountain Ambulance Service Commission
Regular Meeting of Commissioners
January 16th 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
MAS: Mike Pichotta
Jerry Hull Absent
A quorum was present.
Administrators Present: MAS Administrator Chris Schultz
Citizens Present: None
Minutes of the September 26, 2013 Commission 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.
AEMT Level Update: Chris Schultz reported that approximately 90% coverage is now at the AEMT level. This is up from 60% when the program started in September, 2013. Seven additional MAS members are now taking the AEMT class.
FEMA Grant: Nothing new to report. The grant is still open.
EMT / AEMT Course Cost Reimbursement : Each of the three Towns has approved payment and paid, in 1/3 equal share, the tuition cost of the new EMT / AEMT students. MASW will pay the additional expenses (Books, Background Checks, Health Assessment, etc) from the training budget.
2013 Operations Budget: Chris Schultz confirmed that the budget surplus for 2013 is 2628.94. This amount will be returned to the Towns based upon the funding formula.
2014 Operations Budget: Chris Schultz reported that, based on the final figures for 2013 budget, amounts in the 2014 budget should be adequate. Dick Booth expressed Riverview’s satisfaction with the new funding formula. Both Doty and Mountain Agreed.
Affordable Care Act: Chris Schultz reported that he has received preliminary information stating that the insurance requirements of the Affordable Care Act will not apply to volunteer / paid on call EMS and Fire Services.
Adjournment: With no additional business to come before the Commission, Chairman Booth adjourned the meeting at 7:55pm
May 15, 2014 6:30 pm Regular Commission Meeting
August 14, 2014 6:30 pm Regular Commission Meeting
October 2, 2014 6:30 pm Regular Commission Meeting
Minutes submitted by Secretary Bob Gaie