June 12, 2017

The regular meeting of the Chelsea Fire District was opened at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, June 12, 2017, in the District Office.  Present were Comms. Brickner, Kearns, Flower, VanTassel,  Secty Y. Tompkins, Treas. Lynne Sheppard, Chief McCluskey.

Absent: Comm. Sunseri

The minutes of the May meeting were accepted as read, on a motion by Comm. VanTassel and second by Comm. Brickner.  Carried.

The Treasurer’s Report was accepted on a motion by Comm.

Brickner, second by Comm. Flower and showed the following balances:
Checking - $46,820.49
Aux Checking - $1,124.34
Gen. Fund - $237,759.33
Bldg. Fund - $346,979.56
Equip. Fund - $281,971.52

The bank statements for May were opened and checked prior to the Board meeting and all balanced. The bills were approved via Abstract of Audited Vouchers (lists attached dated 5/3 through 5/30/17 totaling $25,512.79 and 6/7 through 6/26/17 totaling $34,578.40) on a motion by Comm. Flower, second by Comm. VanTassel. Carried.



Requests to use Station 2:  July 16, 2017 by Leo Kearns for graduation party

Fire District affairs – June-July 2017

TOF Planning Board agenda

VFIS Flyer

Company June Calendar

Advertisement – Compass Insurance

TOF Emerg. Preparedness draft minutes 5/16/17

TOF & AKRF re: Hudson Highlands Fjord trail

TOF Emerg. Preparedness flyer from Red Cross

Chief’s Report



Comm. Brickner:
All fine. 
JD Powers has saw cost $150-200.
Portable light and pre-mix should be here soon.

Comm. Flower:
Nothing to report, but did speak about building costs for future.

Comm. VanTassel:
FP same. Will be finishing By-Law revisions soon.

Comm. Kearns:
Nothing to report.



Meeting with Jehovah’s went well – should meet again.

All Scott paks are in.

Check received from AJ for Montour Falls.




Station 2 approved for use by Leo Kearns on July 16, 2017.

From Chief’s report:

Motion by Comm. VanTassel, second by Comm. Brickner to purchase 3 boxes of

EMS gloves: sizes: medium, larges and ex-large. Approved.

Chief requested 800 ft. 1-3/4“ hose for $4,243.84 from state contract to be used on 35-12 and 35-52.

Motion by Comm. VanTassel, second by Comm. Flower to purchase 400 ft. of 1-3/4 hose from state contract in the amount of $2,121.92. Approved.

Mike Stevens has been cleared to respond with 35-11.

Andrew Shulman has completed his 1 yr. of probation.

Furniture for Station 2 – Ryan gave prices for consideration.

The meeting was adjourned on a motion by Comm. Brickner, second by Comm. VanTassel at 8:20  p.m.    


Yvonne M. Tompkins, Secretary