MAS Comm Minutes September 24, 2015

Mountain Ambulance Service Commission
Regular Meeting of Commissioners
September 24th, 2015 6:30pm
Mountain Ambulance Station

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

Commission Members Present:
Riverview: Dick Booth, Judy Wanner
Mountain: Jerry Hull, Jerry Herman
Doty: Ruth Dehne, Bob Gaie
MAS: Mike Pichotta
Absent: No mebers were absent
A quorum was present.

Administrators Present: MAS Administrator Chris Schultz
Citizens Present: None

Minutes of the August 20th 2015 Commission Meeting: Motion made by Judy Wanner, seconded by Ruth Dehne to approve the minutes as presented. Motion carried.

Meeting Posting: Meeting was posted.

Unfinished Business:

Part time position: Chris Schultz reported that there were no applicants to fill the open position. MAS will continue to rely on volunteer members to fill this position.

2016 Budget: Chris Schultz presented the proposed MAS Budget for 2016 totaling $341,566.97. This is an increase of $63,208.00 over last year budget. Increases in compensation for part time employees of $24,321.00 and $22,778.00 for full time employees accounted for the majority of this budget increase.

After review by the Commission, the propose budget was reduced by $10,137.94 bringing the total proposed budget to $331,429.03.

Estimated patient billing revenue of $112,106.19 leaves a balance of $219,322.84 to be paid by the three Towns. Individual Town amounts would be:

                                       Total                              Monthly                      Increase
Riverview                       $93,520.84                     $7793.40                       $18,942.00
Mountain                       $84,379.26                     $7031.61                        $19,279.00
Doty                                $41,422.75                      $3451.90                       $7829.00

This proposed budget of $331,429.03 will be presented to the three Town boards at their monthly meetings in October for approval.
Purchase of a new ambulance will be postponed until 2017.

New Business:

Snowmobile / ATV Registration Fee: Mike Pichotta suggested checking on the availability of registration fee monies to provide emergency services on the trail.

2016 Meeting Schedule: Commission meetings for 2016 were scheduled for 6:30pm at the MAS station as follows:

Thursday January 28th, 2016

Thursday May 26th, 2016

Thursday August 25th, 2016

Thursday September 22nd, 2016

Adjournment: With no additional business to come before the Commission, meeting was adjourned at 7:40pm by Chairman Dick Booth

Minutes submitted by: Bob Gaie (Secretary)

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