March 12, 2018

The regular meeting of the Chelsea Fire District was opened at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 12, 2018 in the District Office.  Present were Comms. Brickner, Splain, Flower, Sunseri, Secty Y. Tompkins, Treas. Lynne Sheppard, Chief  McCluskey, Asst. Chief Shirmer.

Absent: Comm. VanTassel

The minutes of the February meeting were accepted on a motion by Comm. Sunseri, second by Comm. Flower.

The Treasurer’s Report was accepted on a motion by Comm. Sunseri, second by Comm. Splain and showed the following balances:
Checking – $36,111.49;
Aux. Checking - $1,126.42;
Gen. Fund - $46,157.04;
Bldg. Fund – $347,441.84
Equip. Fund - $282,347.19. 

The bills were approved via Abstract of Audited Vouchers (list attached dated (2/6 through 2/26/18) totaling $34,471.63 and list dated (3/7 through 3/22/18) totaling $26,593.25 on a motion by Comm. Flower, second by Comm. Splain.  The bank statements for February were opened by Secretary Y. Tompkins and reviewed by Commissioners and found correct. 



TOF Planning Board – Stadium Plaza and Waterfront Overlook Pt.

NYS Gov. Buying Conf. May 2,3, 2018.

Letter of resignation as active member from Theodore Early.

Application (Associate) James McIntosh, 621 Sheafe Rd., Lot 33, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601.

Calendar of company events: January-April 2018.

Estimate for basement LED lights from Kearns Elec.

Chief’s Report.


Comm. Splain – no report.

Comm. Flower – spoke to PenFlex re: LOSAP

Comm. Sunseri – Trucks, not worked on – will be Tuesday or Wednesday.

Comm. Brickner – Bees taken care of. Estimate for do basement from Kearns Elec. $425



Chief’s car – need to do a revised Permissive Referendum to include lights, radio, installation of equipment and lettering. It was amended and made ready to be published.

LOSAP 2017 report was approved to be sent out.




From Chief’s report:

Discussion on accumulating garbage.

Cleaners are not doing their job.

Urinal needs auto flusher.

USB Cord for member ID cards, Jim Tompkins should call Art Platt.

The request for Andrew Schulman and Angel Gonzalez to attend Public Education Class at Montour Falls May 4-6, 2018 at a cost of $90 each and mileage reimbursement was approved on a motion by Comm. Flower, second by Comm. Sunseri. Carried.

Anthony Bell in FF1 requested to get physical at our provider’s office. Comm. Flower made to motion to approve, second by Comm. Splain. Carried.

MES testing PAKS this 3/23/18.

Comm. Splain made a motion to approve Kearns Elec. To install basement lights at a cost of $425, second by Comm. Flower. Carried.

Meeting was adjourned at 8:25 PM on a motion by Comm. Sunseri, second by Comm. Flower. Carried.

Yvonne M. Tompkins, Secretary