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Minutes for July

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North Greenbush Fire District No. 1
Minutes of the July 11, 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) and Director of Purchasing Robert Durivage (RD) were present.
RESOLUTION 22R37 was made by NS and seconded by CW to approve the architectural &
engineering design services proposal by Phinney Design Group. This is for Wynantskill Fire
Department renovations project.
Chairman Rich French requested a roll call vote: The Resolution passed unanimously.
MOTION 22M46 was made by CW and seconded by BM, approving the facility use requests
from DFD & WFD. Motion carried.
Approval of Prior Month’s Minutes:
MOTION 22M47 was made by BM and seconded by NS approving June Monthly Minutes.
Motion carried.
Treasurer’s Report for the period ending 6/30/2022:
SK presented the Treasurer’s Report (Copy attached).
RESOLUTION 22R38 was made by BM and seconded by CW to accept the Treasurer’s Report
as of June 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 22R39 was made by NS and seconded by CW, authorizing the payments of
invoices as presented for a total of $90,277.16, pending final audit and receipt of any necessary
paperwork. SK requested that an additional amount of $35,118.13 be added. This is the 2%
foreign insurance funds that are distributed to DFD and WFD based on LOSAP percentages.
The grand total is $125,395.29.
Chairman Rich French requested a roll call vote: The Resolution passed unanimously.
OLD BUSINESS:
RESOLUTION 22R40 was made by BM and seconded by NS approving the estimate received
from Luizzi for sealcoating & striping at DFD at a cost of $8,350.The Board also approved up to
$2,300.00 for seal coating at WFD that would be split accordingly with the NGAA based on
property lines on the lower lot to NGAA parking lots.
Chairman Rich French requested a roll call vote: The Resolution passed unanimously.

RESOLUTION 22R41 was made by RF and seconded by CW approving the purchase of Rescue
42 Long Struts & Pins $3,562.21and a TIC Charger Kit for R-9 $638.00.
Chairman Rich French requested a roll call vote: The Resolution passed unanimously.
MOTION 22M48 was made by NS, seconded by CW to adjourn the meeting at 7:55 PM.
Motion Carried.
Respectfully Submitted,
Sean Kerwin
Secretary/Treasurer

July 26, 2022 Workshop Meeting Notice

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NOTICE

July 26, 2022 Workshop Meeting Notice

 

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that The North Greenbush Fire District No.1 will conduct a Workshop Meeting on Tuesday, July 26, 2021, starting at 6:30pm. The meeting will be held at the Fire District Office located at 350 North Greenbush Road, Town of North Greenbush, NY.

 

Sean Kerwin

Fire District Secretary

North Greenbush Fire District No. 1

Draft Minutes

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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

Meeting Agenda

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PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:                                                         

 

ROLL CALL:

 

PUBLIC SESSION: At End of Meeting

 

 

DISTRICT BUILDING REPORT:

Fire District Committee for WFD Building Upgrade:                                                                     Rich French, Nick Scifo & Joe Cassino

 

DEPARTMENT PRESIDENT’S REPORTS:

DFD President’s Report

 

 

WFD President’s Report –

 

APPROVAL OF PRIOR MONTH’S MINUTES & Workshop Minutes on 5/26/22:

 

TREASURER’S REPORT:

 

 

APPROVAL OF CURRENT MONTH’S INVOICES:

 

CORRESPONDENCE:

Received

Sent

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OLD BUSINESS:

 

 

NEW BUSINESS:

 

 

 

 

 

 

DEPARTMENT CHIEF’S REPORTS:

DFD Chief’s Report –

 

 

WFD Chief’s Report –

 

 

STANDING COMMITTEE REPORTS:

Apparatus/Equipment & Needs Committee                       Rich French, Chris Wilson

 

 

Building/Grounds:                                                                      Brian McCrae, Chris Wilson

 

District Personnel:                                                                      Dan Garab, Brian McCrae

 

 

Finance/Insurance/Audit:                                                         Dan Garab, Nick Scifo

 

 

 

Long Range Planning:                                                                Brian McCrae, Nick Scifo & Mark Lacivita

 

Policies, Procedures & Membership:                                     Brian McCrae, Nick Scifo

 

LOSAP:                                                                                           Nick Scifo, Brian McCrae, WFD Chief & President,

                                                                                                         DFD Chief & President

 

SPECIAL COMMITTEES:

Business Operations & Technology:                                      Dan Garab, Nick Scifo

 

 

Development Plan Review                                                       Brian McCrae, Nick Scifo, WFD Chief, DFD Chief

 

 

Firematic Operations:                                                                Rich French, Chris Wilson

 

 

PUBLIC SESSION

 

 

May Minutes – Draft

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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