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October 4, 2017 Colonia Board of Fire Commissioners Regular Meeting

October 4. 2017 Colonia Fire Commissioners Regular Meeting

The regular meeting of the Colonia Board of Fire Commissioners took place at the Colonia Firehouse on October 4,2017 at 7:30 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: Bill Higgins, Jr, Bill Stellmach, Joe Fugaro Ed Sheehan, Absent: Ray Hughes

Buildings and Grounds, Commissioner Higgins

Progress

Water and Hydrants, Commissioner Stellmach

Progress

Insurance, Commissioner Hughes

Progress

Alarms and Radios, Commissioner Stellmach

Commissioner Higgins will call Gallagher regarding Middlesex County radios going in the truck and engine.

Commissioner Fugaro will look into doing a free trial for e-dispatch.

Chief Mackey would like to order 5-10 new pagers.

A motion was made by Commissioner Higgins and seconded by Commissioner Sheehan to order 6 new pagers. Motion passed.

Personnel, Commissioner Fugaro

Progress

Trucks and Equipment, Commissioner Sheehan

Progress

Purchasing, Commissioner Hughes

Progress

Old Business


Progress

Personnel, Commissioner Fugaro

Progress

Trucks/Equipment, Commissioner Sheehan

Work on all cars are done but 12-33.

Radiator in old 12-6 is leaking. Commissioner Stellmach has a contact that might be able to rebuild the radiator. They need to check the head casket as it might not be the radiator.

Purchasing, Commissioner Hughes

Ray not present for report. Progress

Old Business

Billy Schleck presented the drawings for the new fire prevention vehicle. There were two options. Commissioner Hughes thought this would be the better option.

Motion was made to adjourn the meeting at 7:44 pm. Motion passed.