Fire Commissioner Minutes June 10, 2019

Regular Commissioner Meeting
(minutes pending approval)

June 10, 2019

Commissioner Margeson called the Regular Fire Commissioners meeting to order at 7:00 pm.

Present: Commissioners Margeson, Murphy, and Crawford, Chief Francis, Treasurer Davelaar, Secretary Kankaala, and Lieutenant Enos.

The minutes of May 13, 2019 were unanimously approved.

Treasurer’s Report: Beginning May Operating Fund cash balance was $82,425.61. Beginning May General Investment Fund balance was $11,793.28.  Beginning May Capital Fund cash balance was $72,844.83. Beginning May Capital Investment Fund balance was $33,317.64. Grand total is $200,381.36.  May expenses were $3,412.80. Payroll for May was $2,739.83, and FF stipends were $1,520.00 for a grand total of $7,672.63 in May expenditures. May revenue included $16,107.67 in taxes collected, $425.00 in donations, $161.36 in reimbursement from the Alverson Tract Property Assn. for fire hydrant parts, $17.57 in timber excise,  and $23.28 in interest.

Note: This month’s expenses include $1,015.20 in maintenance on Rescue Boat 1717.

Open: None

Chief’s Report: See attached report for a list of drills and responses.

Old Business:

Vehicle Numbering System: Skagit County is still in the process of trying to configure the vehicle numbering system, so that system complies with federal law.

The language of Resolution 378 was questioned by the State Auditor. Since, the Resolution is no longer needed, Commissioner Murphy made a motion to rescind Resolution 378. Murphy Crawford seconded. This will be Resolution 410.

Chairman Margeson presented an initial list of considerations regarding potential new property for GIFD.

New Business:

District 17 Commissioners reviewed the updated EMS interlocal agreement. Commissioner Crawford made a motion to adopt the updated EMS interlocal agreement; Commissioner Murphy seconded. This will be Resolution 411.

The next resolution will be 412.

The next regular meeting will be July 8, 2019 at 7:00 PM in the Fire Hall.

The meeting adjourned at 7:57PM.

Submitted by Eric Kankaala, Secretary



Skagit County Fire District 17



Chief's Report May 2019

Budget Report June 2019