September 27, 2022

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The WVFD Board Appears to be at Ambulance Alternatives

Windham – The Windham WVFD Board achieved with all board users in attendance. The board authorised the standard housekeeping actions, prior to opening the flooring up to friends. Jim Bishop from Fallsway devices joined the conference and discussed how routine upkeep on the equipment would help save cash in the lengthy run. The board has been seeking to do this, but they are on such a restricted funds they really could not manage to do it. Mr. Bishop went more than the expense and what they could expect for their funds. The board agreed to do just one truck at a time. Fallsway would monthly bill the district for each individual truck, just after they service it.

In the chief’s report, Rich Gano documented that the district has experienced 293 phone calls to date (May well 31st). there had been 43 responses with 28 transports. Out of people responses, a few were motor vehicle mishaps, just one hearth, just one overdose and one particular DOA. They had 22 responses to the village, 14 to the township, just one at Camp Ravenna, 3 on the turnpike, a person to Troy Township and two to Neighborhood Ambulance. The latter destinations were being mutual support. The regular reaction time for the month of May well was 4:13.

Gano introduced three choices for an ambulance up grade. All of them came with significant value tags. One alternative is a absolutely newly- built ambulance with power cot was $252,061.00, the next solution is a comprehensive remount deal with electrical power cot at $212,552.00. The third option is a chassis swap with ability cot for $148,217.00, the board took the data underneath advisement. 

The radios that run off the repeater channels went down Firemen Mike Polichina was equipped to determine out the dilemma, purchase the components and get them mounted. Polichina saved the district a ton of funds by repairing it himself. The radios are back again in company. 


Jess Greer would like to go to medic college. She has been with the district for two and a 50 % yrs so she fulfills the district’s requirement to ask for they fork out for element of the tuition. The district board voted to spend $2500 of her $5500 tuition. Greer will have to sign a tuition agreement for length of support to the district adhering to passing the program. If she fails, drops out, or does not meet the districts size of services prerequisite, she will require to reimburse the district the $2500 they compensated.

In other business enterprise, Jennifer Derthick claimed that the fuel playing cards have been in. She claimed she was heading to get a Staples Small business Benefit Card and assess charges with Quill. They will use the considerably less high-priced place to get materials.  Derthick reminded the board that they essential to established a distinctive meeting for the price range. The board also desired to alter the subsequent assembly date, due to a conflict. They board set July 12th at 5:45pm for the spending budget assembly and 6:00 pm for the standard meeting. And lastly, the board announces a $1/hour increase across the board for the workers successful August 1, 2021.

The board adjourned to government session with no choice staying built in the session. They returned from govt session and adjourned the meeting.