PROCEEDINGS OF THE
LINCOLN COUNTY FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT TRUSTEES
IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF LINCOLN, STATE OF NEVADA
June 1, 2009
#1-CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL
The Board met in regular session with Chairman Paul Mathews calling the meeting to order at 11:43. Clerk Lisa Lloyd called the roll with Trustees Tommy Rowe, Ronda Hornbeck, Paul Mathews, Ed Higbee, and Bill Lloyd being present. There is a quorum and the agenda was posted on 5-22-09 to comply with the open meeting law. Fire Chief Rick Stever is present.
Ronda made a motion to approve the May 18, 2009 minutes; seconded by Ed. All voted in favor.
#3-FIRE CHIEF UPDATE
Fire Chief Rick Stever advised that a grant became available that had very tight time constraints. Rick was unable to present it at the meeting but it has been submitted in the amount of $186,000 for a water tender truck.
This grant has a 5% match and it will be 5-6 months before it’s known if it’s been awarded to LCFD. Ronda advised that letters to Congressional Delegation have been sent requesting support for the grant application;
this will be on the next agenda for ratification. There was a wildfire at Barclay that was contained prior to reaching private land. There was a call from Dry Valley concerning a large swarm of bees. Rick had Pioche Fire Department foam the bees. Pioche will send the people a bill.
#4-MUTUAL AID AGREEMENTS
Rick asked for input from the Board. A copy has been given to the DA, who has approved it. This is a proposed agreement that Rick will submit to the various fire departments for their approval. Ronda made a motion to have Rick present this proposed agreement to all the fire districts and for Rick to present all changes/additions to the Board at a future meeting; seconded by Tommy. All voted in favor.
#5- PUBLIC COMMENT
There is no public comment.
There being no further business for the Board to attend to, Paul adjourned the meeting at 11:52.