September Minutes Draft

North Greenbush Fire District No. 1
Minutes of the September 8, 2022 BOFC Monthly Meeting
Chairman Rich French called the meeting to order at 6:55 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), Chris
Wilson (CW) and Dan Garab (DG) were present.
Other District Staff: District Counsel Terry Hannigan (TH), Secretary/Treasurer Sean Kerwin
and Director of Purchasing Robert Durivage (RD) were present.
Approval of Prior Month’s Minutes:
MOTION 22M58 was made by NS and seconded by BM approving August Monthly Minutes.
Motion carried.
Treasurer’s Report for the period ending 8/31/2022:
SK presented the Treasurer’s Report (Copy attached).
RESOLUTION 22R48 was made by CW and seconded by BM to accept the Treasurer’s Report
as of August 31, 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 22R49 was made by BM and seconded by NS, authorizing the payments of
invoices as presented for a total of $101,296.69, pending final audit and receipt of any necessary
paperwork.
Chairman Rich French requested a roll call vote: The Resolution passed unanimously.
RESOLUTION 22R50 was made by BM and seconded by DG, approving the window cleaning
quote for DFD $1,365.00 and WFD $335.00 from Clean Concepts & Maintenance.
Chairman Rich French requested a roll call vote: The Resolution passed unanimously.
RESOLUTION 22R51 was made by DG and seconded by BM to renew the I Am Responding
contract agreement for one year at $1,020.00.
Chairman Rich French requested a roll call vote: The Resolution passed unanimously.
RESOLUTION 22R52 was made by NS and seconded by CW approving the purchase of a
Quote from McCarthy Tires for tires on Squad 42 $2,967.30, EMS Supplies (WFD) from
McKesson Medical $1,238.22, Eight (8) Survivor LED Streamlight Lights (DFD) $720.00, Hose
Straps (12) for Standpipe Hose Kits (DFD) $168.00 and a Quote from McCarthy Tires for tires
on Rescue 9 $3,161.26.
Chairman Rich French requested a roll call vote: The Resolution passed unanimously.
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RESOLUTION 22R53 was made by CW and seconded by NS adopting the proposed 2023
budget as proposed and written by SK.
Chairman Rich French requested a roll call vote: The Resolution passed unanimously.
MOTION 22M59 was made by NS and seconded by DG to schedule a Budget Public Hearing
on October 18, 2023 at 6:30 PM. Motion carried.
MOTION 22M60 was made by DG and seconded by CW to move the regular scheduled BOFC
Meeting from 10/10/23 to 10/11/23. Motion carried.
MOTION 22M61 was made by NS and seconded by DG to rescind the previous Motion 22M60
and move the regular scheduled BOFC Meeting from 10/10/23 to 10/18/23 following the Public
Hearing. Motion carried.
MOTION 22M62 was made by BM and seconded by NS to add Peloton memberships to the
accepted options to the Physical Fitness policy reimbursement payment. Motion carried.
MOTION 22M63 was made by NS, seconded by BM to adjourn the meeting at 8:13 PM.
Motion Carried.
Respectfully Submitted,
Sean Kerwin
Secretary/Treasurer