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September 7, 2016 Colonia Board of Fire Commissioners Regular Meeting

September 7, 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 September, 2016. 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: Ray Hughes, Bill Higgins, Jr, Bill Stellmach, Ed Sheehan Excused: Jim Souza

Chiefs Report

Fire Prevention is going to be on October 2, 2016.

Fire Prevention

Report is here.

Treasurer's Report

(See attached)

Motion was to accept Treasurer's report was made by Commissioner Sheehan and seconded by Commissioner Stellmach. Motion passed.

Buildings and Grounds, Commissioner Higgins, Jr.

As I mentioned in the agenda meeting we are just waiting on Braslow with the roof. We

talked about the air conditioning. Commissioner Stellmach read off the bid amounts

which were $11,875.00 and $15,900.00.

A motion was made by Commissioner Higgins to go with the lower bid and seconded by

Commissioner Sheehan. Motion passed.

We need to look at the chairs and make a decision. A motion was made by

Commissioner Higgins, Jr. to buy the chairs and holding rack that the Board thinks is

the best one and seconded by Commissioner Stellmach.

Water and Hydrants, Commissioner Stellmach

Progress other than what was discussed at agenda meeting.


Alarms/ Radios, Commissioner Higgins, Jr.

Progress

Trucks and Equipment, Commissioner Sheehan

Went over everything at agenda meeting.

Purchasing, Commissioner Hughes, Jr.

Need to buy gear for Comi and Bausch.

Old Business

Commissioner Stellmach made a motion that the Chief can get the ok to make a prop as long as the footprint is not bigger that 8 ft. x 8 ft. and not more than $2,000.00. Motion passed.

New Business

Floor

Tony Giardina gave a grant update.