April 9, 2013 Minutes

Lauderdale County Association of Volunteer Fire Departments

Meeting called to order by President Adam McCanless


Roll Call
10 out of 14 present
Those absent- Waterloo, Anderson, Cloverdale, Central

Guests recognized
Lisa Brown, Jason Clemons, Jimmy Collier, David Eckl, Tim Anderton, Tim Greer

Jimmy Collier discussed everyone being careful @ fire scenes. No texting, no photos of the scene. Jimmy will be out beginning April 26th for two weeks vacation


David Eckl with Emergency Equipment addressed the group stating his company was available for any needs by the volunteer fire department here in the county.


Tim Greer with EMA- discussed Radiation Training with TVA will be April 30th@ Stanfield's  Restaurant in Rogersville and May 30th at the Florence City Hall.


Minutes read
Motion by Jim Hulsizer to accept minutes / second by Frankie Phillips- motion passed


Agenda presented
*Dirt Work/ Yard Work@ LCAVFD Building
*Conex Containers
*Wall/Ceiling removal@ LCAVFD Building
*Life Safety Day
*Fire Shelter Training
Motion made by David Charles to accept agenda / second by Jim Hulsier - motion passed

Treasurer report given by Steve McEachron
Plat Book-    

Opening Balance @ $8,849.82
Deposits @ $1,541.15
Interest@ $1.15
Ending Balance @ $10,390.97

Fire Prevention Account     

Opening Balance @ $12,364.16
Interest @ $2.40
Checks @ $2,587.68
Ending Balance @  $9,778.88

Operating Account     

Opening Balance @ $70,546.45
Credits@ $747.83
Checks@ $16,057.55
Ending Balance@ $55,236.73

Motion made by Jim Hulsizer / seconded by David Charles to accept report -Motion passed.


Unfinished Business


Greg Rhodes
Barry Gray has volunteered to do work@ LCAVFD Building in Greenhill.  The only cost will be fuel. Sewing of the bank was discussed at a cost of $10,000.
A motion was made by David Charles to spend up to $2,000 for dirt and field work on the LCAVFD Grounds / seconded by Ray Blackstock- Motion passed

Barry Gray is working on getting the other containers delivered from TVA


A motion was made by David Charles to approved expenses totaling $1,600 +materials for the removal of the wall at the LCAVFD Building in Greenhill / seconded by Robin Mitchell- motion passed

President McCanless announced all dues have been paid.

Lexington VFD still owes $30.00 for the LCAVFD Banquet


Accident/Sickness Policies have been mailed out

Ladder testing will be @ Florence Fire Department
Contact Renee Shear@ 1-800-992-1111/ ext. 301
Life/Safety  Day-There was discussion about moving the event to St. Florian from Lowes
Fire Shelton Training was discussed

Dick Snider has resigned from the LCAVD Board of Directors due to health problems. A nominating committee was appointed consisting of Frankie Phillips and Joe Eckl.


Randy Brown discussed training:

Firemanship 1 is starting in Central
The East End Class was cancelled due to non-participation and will be rescheduled for May
April 27th - CART Training
May 11th - Basic Fire Flow Training provided by Elkhart Brass and MES / Center Star VFD Randy also stated he needs the names and contact information of all county training officers.


Joe Eckl had questions concerning turning truck back into the state.

Public Safety Tele-Communicators Week coming up
Next meeting will be @ Elgin VFD May 14th.
Motion made to adjourn by Jim Holtz- seconded by Frankie Phillips.


Minutes SIgned by Morris T. Lentz / Vice President