Walworth County Firefighters' Association

Meeting Minutes

Meeting Minutes January 23, 2012

Posted on March 13, 2012 at 3:45 PM

Walworth County Firefighters Association

Meeting Minutes


I. Call to order

Paul A Yakowenko called to order the regular meeting of the Walworth County Firefighters Association at 2005 on 1/23/12.

II. Roll call

Paul Yakowenko conducted a roll call. The following persons were present: 27 members present from 5 different departments; Williams Bay, Bloomfield/Genoa City, Lyons, Town of Burlington, and Town of Delavan.

III. Approval of minutes from last meeting

No minutes were read as no one showed to the Waterford meeting on 12/8/11

IV. Business

a) Outstanding dues to be collected: Williams Bay and possibly Troy Center still owe for dues

b) Smoke Machine Update: Returned damaged by UPS due to faulty/shoddy packaging by Rosco Labs. Bill of $885 still outstanding.

c) Whitewater/Jefferson Training: There was interest from these departments for training but no further communication or requests have been generated

d) By-laws to be updated: the by-laws will be updated to reflect the feelings of the executive board regarding the clarification of language related to the definition of “Fire Chief”. Language updated and by-laws will be read in at the next 3 meetings. First reading- motion to accept by Williams Bay, seconded by Lyons

e) Smokehouse repairs: Several repairs are waiting to be done. Cameras, wiring, duct leaks, etc. Will begin making arrangements for this work to be done while the smokehouse is parked.

f) Memorial Set inventory: there are still pieces loaned out to Sharon needing to be returned. Also, a new sign in/sign out form will be drafted and implemented for better inventory control and to account for damage accrued to items.

g) New members?: Paul will be speaking with the Chiefs of Richmond, Hebron and Harvard to gauge/confirm interest in joining

h) Geneva Lakes Womens Association: application for their charitable contributions will be submitted by 1/31deadline.

i) Monroe Fire School: Will be attending this year, August 17, 18, 19. More information will be made available via the website once confirmations can be received as far as training offered

j) Awards Banquet: Jennifer Radtke and Chris Knoch are in the process of arranging the accommodations and details for the 2012 banquet.

k) 501.3(c) request: no response from attorney handling or application. Waiting on response from different attorney about pursuing legal action.

l) Fair sign up: There will be a fair sign up list posted on the website shortly.

m) Anything for the good of the association: discussion on how the training went on props. Thanked by Williams Bay for coming out.

V. Treasurers Report

stands as read

VI. Adjournment

Paul Yakowenko adjourned the meeting. Motion to adjourn by Lyons, seconded by Town of Delavan.

Minutes submitted by: Jennifer Radtke (taken by Paul Yakowenko)

Minutes approved by: Paul Yakowenko

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