October 1, 2014 Colonia Board of Fire Commissioners Regular Mtg.
The regular meeting of the Colonia Board of Fire Commissioners took place at the Colonia Firehouse on October 1, 2014 at 8:00 pm. The meeting was called to order by Board President Ray Hughes followed by a moment of silence for departed members.
Notice of the meeting was advertised in the Home News Tribune and the Asbury Park Press and at Town Hall.
EMS, G. Reilly
The light on the first set of stairs downstairs are out. Will put lights in the hallway instead of changing the light since it is too high up. Commissioners agreed to hire a new electrician to install the new lighting instead of using Wunder Electric.
Chiefs Report, B. Stellmach
The new engine was marked where all the equipment is going. The bumper on the back of 12-3 looks like someone hit something. Andrew Fugaro is taking a leave of absence. Ryan Karabin is leaving at the end of the year as Captain but staying on as a fireman.
See attached. A motion to accept treasurer's report was made by Commissioner Sheehan and seconded by Commissioner Higgins, Jr. Motion passed by a unanimous vote.
Water and Hydrants, Commissioner Higgins, Jr.
Middlesex Water company dinner will be held on October 22, 2014.
Insurance, Commissioner Hughes
Alarms and Radios, Commissioner Higgins, Jr.
Commissioner Higgins spoke to Fred from Mobil Tec. The radio in 12-2 is no problem to do. He gave us the cd and changed the voice over on all the channels. He needs the key from the township to do radios. It will cost between $500.00 and $800.00 to do it. A motion to have the radios done was made by Commissioner Souza and seconded by Commissioner Higgins, Jr. Motion passed by a unanimous vote.
Personnel, Commissioner Souza, Jr.
Commissioner Souza received an e:mail from Deputy Chief Nysky on some information
regarding a meeting we had last year. Still a go for them as of January 1, 2015. The
letter from Joe will be attached to the meeting minutes.
Motion to adjourn the meeting was made by Commissioner Sheehan and seconded by
Commissioner Higgins, Jr. at 8:00 pm. Motion passed by a unanimous vote.