December 2022 Draft Minutes

North Greenbush Fire District No. 1
Minutes of the December 12, 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). Dan Garab (DG) was excused.
Other District Staff: District Counsel Terry Hannigan (TH), Secretary/Treasurer Sean Kerwin
(SK) and Director of Purchasing Robert Durivage (RD) were present.
MOTION 22M77 was made by CW and seconded by NS, approving the facility use requests
from DFD. Motion carried, RF abstained.
Approval of Prior Month’s Minutes:
MOTION 22M78 was made by BM and seconded by NS approving November Monthly
Minutes. Motion carried.
Treasurer’s Report for the period ending 11/30/2022:
SK presented the Treasurer’s Report (Copy attached).
RESOLUTION 22R70 was made by NS and seconded by CW to accept the Treasurer’s Report
as of November 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 22R71 was made by NS and seconded by BM, authorizing the payments of
invoices as presented for a total of $66,902.52, pending final audit and receipt of any necessary
paperwork.
Chairman Rich French requested a roll call vote: The Resolution passed unanimously.
RESOLUTION 22R72 was made by RF and seconded by CW authorizing NGFD#1 to enter into
a contract with Auto Solutions of New York, Inc at a cost of $23,106.13 for the upfit of Utility 9
(2022 Chevrolet Silverado), as per the RFP and specifications. The funding will be determined at
a later date.
Chairman Rich French requested a roll call vote: The Resolution passed unanimously.
RESOLUTION 22R73 was made by NS and seconded by BM approving the preventive
maintenance contracts with Milton Cat to service the DFD & WFD station generators for 2022
through 2025. The cost for DFD is $8,599.14 and WFD is $7,857.36.
Chairman Rich French requested a roll call vote: The Resolution passed unanimously.
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RESOLUTION 22R74 was made by NS and seconded by BM approving the janitorial
companies for DFD and WFD. Cleanmaster Pro will clean DFD at a weekly rate of $130.00 and
Derek Karandy will clean WFD at a weekly rate of $122.00 for 2023.
Chairman Rich French requested a roll call vote: The Resolution passed unanimously.
RESOLUTION 22R75 was made by RF and seconded by CW approving the purchase of a
DeWalt drill combo tool from Home Depot at a cost of $149.00.
Chairman Rich French requested a roll call vote: The Resolution passed unanimously.
MOTION 22M79 was made by NS and seconded by BM approving driver training applications
for Emily Pirie and Jeffrey Pirro from DFD. Motion carried.
MOTION 22M80 was made by RF and seconded by NS to schedule the Organizational meeting
on January 9th, 2023 at 6:30 PM. The regular meeting will immediately follow. Motion carried.
MOTION 22M81 was made CW, seconded by BM to enter (8:25 PM) into Executive Session
for the purpose of employment history or personnel matter of a participating member, Public
Officers Law (105, Sub F). Motion Carried.
MOTION 22M82 was made RF, seconded by CW to exit (8:40 PM) Executive Session, no
action taken. Motion Carried.
MOTION 22M83 was made by CW, seconded by NS to adjourn the meeting at 8:41 PM.
Motion Carried.
Respectfully Submitted,
Sean Kerwin
Secretary/Treasurer