Draft Minutes

North Greenbush Fire District No. 1
Minutes of the June 13, 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.
MOTION 22M37 was made by BM and seconded by CW approving the follow individuals to
the NGFD No. 1 & WFD Building Committee. They are: Joseph Cassino, Chairman; Robert
R.D. Miller, Co-Chairman; Chief Adam Littlefield; President Adam Lackey; Ron Monroe; Ed
McMahon; Dave Wilson; Derek Mauriello; Mark Mason; Rich French and Nick Scifo from
NGFD. Motion carried.
MOTION 22M38 was made by DG and seconded by NS authorizing SK to start investigating
the various steps and process if the District were to bond the renovation project at WFD. Motion
carried.
MOTION 22M39 was made by BM and seconded by CW to approve Collin Brooking & Arikah
Hubby from DFD as a District Fire Fighters. Motion carried.
MOTION 22M40 was made by NS and seconded by CW, approving the facility use requests
from DFD. BM Abstained from the OFPC use request, Motion carried.
MOTION 22M41 was made by NS and seconded by CW approving May Monthly Minutes and
the Workshop Minutes from 5/26/22. Motion carried.
RESOLUTION 22R32 was made by BM and seconded by CW to accept the Treasurer’s Report
as of May 31, 2022 as presented.
Chairman Rich French requested a roll call vote: The Resolution passed unanimously.
RESOLUTION 22R33 was made by NS and seconded by BM, authorizing the payments of
invoices as presented for a total of $36,267.21, pending final audit and receipt of any necessary
paperwork.
Chairman Rich French requested a roll call vote: The Resolution passed unanimously.
RESOLUTION 22R34 was made by BM and seconded by NS, authorizing the payment of an
invoice for Precision as presented for a total not to exceed $1,400. This was for ice machine
repairs at WFD.
Chairman Rich French requested a roll call vote: The Resolution passed unanimously.
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RESOLUTION 22R35 was made by NS, seconded by CW, declaring damaged equipment,
consisting of two lengths of 5” LDH and one length of 1-3/4” canvas hose as surplus equipment.
The total value of this surplus is less than $20K and is no longer needed by the Fire District. NS
& CW directed RD to surplus this equipment and attempt to sell at Auctions International or
dispose of the equipment listed on the surplus forms.
Chairman Rich French requested a roll call vote: The Resolution passed unanimously.
MOTION 22M42 was made by NS and seconded by CW to approve the following driver
training applications: Anthony Childrose, Jr, Emily Coonradt, Jordan Hannigan, Joseph Hogan,
Leonard Johnson & Derek McMahon. Motion carried.
RESOLUTION 22R36 was made by BM and seconded by CW approving the purchase of Gear
for Stehr, Lashmet, Beaulac, Jokiel & Clemenzi $22,888.15, a Fast Board $2,420.00 and have a
new Hose Bed Cover for 9-6 fabricated (Vander Molen) $1,052.00.
Chairman Rich French requested a roll call vote: The Resolution passed unanimously.
MOTION 22M43 was made by RF and seconded by BM approving the purchase of appropriate
signage for “no smoking” notification, if necessary. This would be posted at both fire stations.
Motion carried.
MOTION 22M44 was made by NS, seconded by CW to adjourn the meeting at 9:30 PM.
Motion Carried.
Respectfully Submitted,
Sean Kerwin
Secretary/Treasurer