Fire Commissioner Minutes January 14, 2019

Regular Commissioner Meeting

(minutes pending approval)

January 14,2019

Commissioner Margeson called the Regular Fire Commissioners meeting to order at 7:00 pm.

Present: Commissioners Margeson, Crawford, Chief G. Francis, Assistant Chief O. Snell, Treasurer Davelaar

The minutes of December 10, 2018 were unanimously approved.

Treasurer’s Report: Beginning December Operating Fund cash balance was $36,152.09. Beginning December General Investment Fund balance was $11,678.75. Beginning December Capital Fund cash balance was $72,844.83. Beginning December Capital Investment Fund balance was $32,994.06. Grand total is $153,669.73. Final December 2018 expenditures, in expenses, was $1,021.06. January expenses were $2,633.00. Payroll for January was $2,675.25 , and FF stipends were $1,245.00 for a grand total of $7,574.31 in January expenditures. December revenue included $679.32 in taxes collected, $20.78 in interest, and $2,800.00 in donations.

Open: None

Chief’s Report: See attached report for a list of drills and responses.   

Old Business: A sign with the establishment date of the Guemes Island Fire Department has been discussed. The design was chosen.

A “wish list” of equipment was discussed. Commissioner Crawford asked for the “number 1” piece of equipment. The GIFD 17 will get back to Commissioner Crawford. The current favorite is a lift assist apparatus for the 1719 gurney.

New Business: The GIFD commissioners asked if the new owners of the property where the “heliport” is located would allow to the “heliport” to remain on the property. The answer was unknown.

The next resolution will be 409.

The next regular meeting will be February 11, 2018 at 7:22 PM in the Fire Hall.

The meeting adjourned at 7:22PM.

Submitted by Eric Kankaala, Secretary


Skagit County Fire District 17


Chief's Report December 2018

Budget Report January 2019