Fire Commissioner Minutes February 11, 2019

Regular Commissioner Meeting

(minutes pending approval)


February 11, 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, Mechanic L. Pyke, Treasurer Davelaar, Secretary Kankaala, M. Enos

The minutes of January 14, 2018 were approved with correction.

Treasurer’s Report: Beginning January Operating Fund cash balance was $29,483.92. Beginning January General Investment Fund balance was $11,701.09.  Beginning January Capital Fund cash balance was $72,844.83. Beginning January Capital Investment Fund balance was $33,057.18. Grand total is $147,087.02.  January expenses were $4,945.39. Payroll for January was $3,096.53 , and FF stipends were $1,690.00 for a grand total of $9,731.92 in January expenditures. January revenue included $56.34 in taxes collected, and $22.34 in interest.

Open: None

Chief’s Report: See attached report for a list of drills and responses. GIFD Fire Department thanks Tom and Juby Fouts, for the donation of a TV to the station. The television will be used for training and presentations.   

Old Business: A sign with the establishment date of the Guemes Island Fire Department is in production. 

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. No decision has been made.

New Business: The GIFD commissioners asked about any upcoming major projects. Maintenance of the vehicles was discussed. 

The next resolution will be 409.


The next regular meeting will be March 11, 2018 at 7:00 PM in the Fire Hall. 

The meeting adjourned at 7:38PM.

Submitted by Eric Kankaala, Secretary



Skagit County Fire District 17



Chief's Report December 2018

Budget Report January 2019