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April 6, 2016 Colonia Board of Fire Commissioners Regular Meeting

April 6, 2016 Colonia Board of Fire Commissioners Regular Meeting

The regular meeting of the Colonia Board of Fire Commissioners took place at the Colonia Firehouse on April 6, 2016 at 7:43 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.

Commissioners present: Ed Sheehan, Bill Higgins, Jr. and Ray Hughes

Excused: Jim Souza and Bill Higgins, Sr.

Also Present: Firefighter Giardina, President Garrett

Chief’s Report

Chief is at drill.

Treasurers Report, Commissioner Higgins, Jr.

(See attached)

Buildings and Grounds, Commissioner Sheehan

Discussed at agenda meeting having Braslow put out bids and see if we need specs.

Water and Hydrants, Commissioner Higgins, Jr.

Discussed at agenda meeting.

Insurance, Commissioner Hughes


Alarms and Radios, Commissioner Higgins, Jr.


Trucks and Equipment, Commissioner Sheehan

Truck is on order. Waiting to hear from Mike on when it will be done.

Old Business

The trailer was turned over to the Township and they in turn did work on our parking lot.

New Business



Firefighter Giardina gave a grant update.

Motion to adjourn the meeting was made by Commissioner Sheehan and seconded by Commissioner Hughes at 7:49 pm. Motion passed by a unanimous vote.