Minutes

North Greenbush Fire District No. 1
Minutes of the August 8, 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), and Chris
Wilson (CW) were present. Dan Garab was absent.
Other District Staff: District Counsel Terry Hannigan (TH), Secretary/Treasurer Sean Kerwin
(SK) via Zoom and Director of Purchasing Robert Durivage (RD) were present.
MOTION 22M51 was made by NS and seconded by CW, approving the facility use request
from DFD. Motion carried.
Approval of Prior Month’s Minutes & Workshop Minutes on 7/26/22:
MOTION 22M52 was made by NS and seconded by BM approving July Monthly Minutes and
Workshop Minutes on 7/26/22. Motion carried.
Treasurer’s Report for the period ending 7/31/2022:
SK presented the Treasurer’s Report (Copy attached).
RESOLUTION 22R42 was made by CW and seconded by BM to accept the Treasurer’s Report
as of July 31, 2022 as presented.
Chairman Rich French requested a roll call vote: The Resolution passed unanimously.
MOTION 22M53 was made by NS and seconded by BM, scheduling a budget workshop
meeting on September 12th
, 2022 at 6:30 PM. Motion carried.
RESOLUTION 22R43 was made by BM and seconded by NS, to reallocate $20,000 from
Insurances and transfer the budgetary balance to Equipment Maintenance as follows:
From D102040 – $11,000 and W102040 – $9,000
Transfer to: D102020 – $2500 and W102020 – $17500
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 22R44 was made by BM and seconded by CW, authorizing the payments of
invoices as presented for a total of $26,930.01, pending final audit and receipt of any necessary
paperwork.
Chairman Rich French requested a roll call vote: The Resolution passed unanimously.
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MOTION 22R54 was made by BM and seconded by CW to accept the Long Range Plan as
written with Addendums 1-6. Motion Carried.
RESOLUTION 22R45 was made by BM and seconded by NS to purchase a Chevrolet Silverado,
2500 HD Crew Cab Pick Up Truck from DeNooyer Chevrolet at a cost of $44,362.50. This
purchase will be under a piggyback contract with Franklin County dated 1/11/2022.
Chairman Rich French requested a roll call vote: The Resolution passed unanimously.
MOTION 22M55 was made by RF and seconded by CW, appointing a Utility 9 apparatus
replacement committee. Commissioners Rich French and Chris Wilson, Chief William Burkart,
Asst. Chief Brandon Galligan, Captain Fleming, Lt. Steve Golden and WFD Jeff Coonradt will
be appointed to this committee. Motion carried.
RESOLUTION 22R46 was made by BM and seconded by NS to purchase NFPA 1911 & 1912
PDF subscriptions at a cost of $144.00.
Chairman Rich French requested a roll call vote: The Resolution passed unanimously.
RESOLUTION 22R47 was made by NS and seconded by CW approving the purchase of Fire
Prevention Supplies for DFD ($4,063.50) and WFD ($7,385.00) at a total cost of $11,448.50.
Chairman Rich French requested a roll call vote: The Resolution passed unanimously.
MOTION 22M56 was made by BM and seconded by NS to approve Robert French from WFD
and Andrew Ralicki from DFD as District Fire Fighters. Motion carried.
MOTION 22M57 was made by BM, seconded by CW to adjourn the meeting at 8:04 PM.
Motion Carried.
Respectfully Submitted,
Sean Kerwin
Secretary/Treasurer