MAS Comm Minutes Jan 15, 2015

Mountain Ambulance Service Commission
Regular Meeting of Commissioners
January 15, 2015     6:30 pm
Mountain Ambulance Station

Meeting was called to order at 6:30 pm by Chairman Booth.

Commission Members Present:

Riverview: Dick Booth, Judy Wanner

Mountain: Jerry Hull

Doty: Bob Gaie, Ruth Dehne

MAS: Mike Pichotta

Absent: Kathleen McKee, Mountain

A quorum was present.

Administrators Present: MAS Administrator Chris Schultz

Citizens Present: None

Minutes of the December 2014, 2014 Commission Meeting: Motion by Judy Wanner, second by Ruth Dehne to approve the minutes as presented. Motion carried.

Meeting Posting: Chris Schultz verified the agenda had been sent to the three towns for posting.

Unfinished Business:

2015 Operations Budget: A brief discussion was held on the 2015 budget. Chris reported he was able to negotiate a group rate on the billboards and will contract for 3 boards for 3 months. Billboard provider chooses locations.

New Business:

2014 Budget Review: Chris reported that there is a small surplus (approximately $1000) from last year budget. This will be returned to the Towns in January. Amount per Town will be determined by the payment formula.

Chris also reported that we are over budget on insurance costs. He will check with additional companies to seek lower rates.

FEMA Grant: Chris reported that he has applied for a FEMA grant in the amount of $14,950 to be used for new pagers. We should know in March or April of the grant is awarded.

Adjournment: With no additional business to come before the Commission, Chairman Booth adjourned the meeting at 7:15 pm.

Upcoming Meetings:

February 3rd, 2015 at 6:30 pm 6 Town Board Meeting at Breed Town Hall

May 14th, 2015 6:30 pm   Regular Commission Meeting

August 20th, 2015 6:30 pm   Regular Commission Meeting

September 24th, 2015 6:30 pm   Regular Commission Meeting

Minutes submitted by Secretary Bob Gaie

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