December 12, 2016
The regular meeting of the Chelsea Fire District was opened at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, December 12, 2016 in the District Office.  Present were Comms. Kearns, Brickner, VanTassel, Sunseri, Treas. Lynne Sheppard, Secty Y. Tompkins, Chief McCluskey.

Comm. Flower was absent.

The minutes of the November meeting were accepted with change on a motion by Comm. Sunseri, second by Comm. Brickner. Carried

The Treasurer’s Report was accepted on a motion by Comm. Sunseri, second by Comm. VanTassel and showed the following balances:

Checking – MNB $104,604.12
Auxiliary -  $1,123.51
Gen. Fund - $30,449.45
Bldg. Fund - $321,974.95
Equip. Fund - $257,015.49.

The bills were approved via Abstract of Audited Vouchers $29,330.84 (list attached dated 11/7-11/23/16) and *$6,215.76 (list attached dated 12/8- 12/22/16, on a motion by Comm. Sunseri and second by Comm. VanTassel. The bank statements for November and December were checked and found correct.

*Check #3208 in the amount of $595.00 was deleted during meeting. Correct statement will be given at January meeting.


Assoc. of Fire District update of membership.

Hometown FF Services forms for year end report.

2017 meeting schedule for TOF Emergency Response and October minutes.

TOF Planning Board agenda

Request to use station 2 by Sean Cahill on Dec. 17 for birthday party.

Chief’s Report


Comm. Sunseri – gave Lynne info on equipment needed. Wait to see if we can get all or just some?

IPad – phone quote - $1,719.96 for IPad, phone no price,    $359.93 monthly.

Comm. Brickner – phone lines need to be fixed, glass for door, 911 call, Station 2 windows found unlocked again.

Comm. Kearns spoke about trucks.

Comm. VanTassel – FP still the same. Will be starting committee on By-Laws soon.                                                                     


Verizon taken care. Info in folder.


Reorganization date will be Monday, January 9 at 7:00 pm, with regular monthly meeting following at 7:30pm.


Physicals are scheduled for Monday, Jan. 23 with snow date Jan. 30. Second date is scheduled for April 3.

Use of Station 2 by Sean Cahill on Dec. 17 was approved.

Went over Chief’s Report.
The meeting was adjourned at 8:00 p.m. on a motion by Comm. VanTassel, second by Comm. Sunseri. Carried.
                                                                                                                                                         Yvonne M. Tompkins, Secretary