May Minutes – Draft

North Greenbush Fire District No. 1
Minutes of the May 9, 2022 BOFC Monthly Meeting
Chairman Rich French called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM. The Pledge of Allegiance was
followed by a moment of silence for all departed District Firefighters.
Commissioners Present: Rich French (RF), Brian McCrae (BM), Nick Scifo (NS), Dan Garab
(DG) and Chris Wilson (CW) were present.
Other District Staff: District Counsel Terry Hannigan (TH), Secretary/Treasurer Sean Kerwin
(SK) and Director of Purchasing Robert Durivage (RD) were present.
Approval of Prior Month’s Minutes:
MOTION 22M32 was made by BM and seconded by CW approving April Monthly Minutes.
Motion carried.
Treasurer’s Report for the period ending 4/30/2022:
SK presented the Treasurer’s Report (Copy attached).
RESOLUTION 22R27 was made by NS and seconded by CW to accept the Treasurer’s Report
as of April 30, 2022 as presented.
Chairman Rich French requested a roll call vote: The Resolution passed unanimously.
Approval of Current Month’s Invoices:
SK presented the invoices/vouchers for approval by the Board (Copy attached).
RESOLUTION 22R28 was made by DG and seconded by NS, authorizing the payments of
invoices as presented for a total of $38,337.01, pending final audit and receipt of any necessary
paperwork.
Chairman Rich French requested a roll call vote: The Resolution passed unanimously.
MOTION 22M33 was made by RF and seconded by BM to schedule a District Workshop
meeting on May 26, 2022 at 6:30 PM at WFD to discuss the renovation project at WFD. Motion
Carried.
RESOLUTION 22R29 was made by CW and seconded by NS approving the purchase Gear for
Miranda, C. Wilson & Carroll $13,733.29, Misc. Helmets, Hoods & Gloves (split order for DFD
& WFD) $7,634.00, Standpipe Kit for DFD (The Fire Store) $1,536.62, and NYSAFC Beyond
The Basics Training for Kylie Cotugno of DFD $325.00.
Chairman Rich French requested a roll call vote: The Resolution passed unanimously.
MOTION 22M34 was made by NS and seconded by CW to approve Jordan Pahlar from WFD
as a District Fire Fighter. Motion carried.
MOTION 22M35 was made by DG and seconded by CW to approve WFD’s fund drive
brochure as presented. Motion carried.
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RESOLUTION 22R30 was made by DG and seconded by BM approving the purchase of one
iPad and case for Commissioner Wilson at a cost not to exceed $400.
Chairman Rich French requested a roll call vote: The Resolution passed unanimously.
RESOLUTION 22R31 was made by DG and seconded by NS approving the recurring JAMF
fees of $8.00 per month for iPads management.
Chairman Rich French requested a roll call vote: The Resolution passed unanimously.
MOTION 22M36 was made by BM, seconded by NS to adjourn the meeting at 7:50 PM.
Motion Carried.
Respectfully Submitted,
Sean Kerwin
Secretary/Treasurer