Location: Oneonta Little Brick Church
Date: December 2, 2021
Time: 1900 hours
December 2021 Meeting Minutes
Representatives of each member department were accounted for: Allgood, Bangor, Blountsville, Brooksville, Cleveland, Dallas/Selfville, Holly Springs, Locust Fork, Mount High, Murphree Valley, Nectar, Oneonta, Pine Mountain, Remlap, Ricetown, Snead, Straight Mountain, Susan Moore.
Member Departments not present: Blount County Rescue Squad, Rosa, Royal, Summit, West Blount
Associate members present: 911/Comms, Blount EMS, State Fire Marshall, VOAD
Associate Members not present: EMA, Forestry, Special Ops, STV-Blount, BREMSS, Law Enforcement, Coroner, Lifesaver, RAMS, Survival Flight, Red Cross, District Attorney, Alabama Fire College.
Previous Meeting Minutes
Motion to Accept: Chief Payne – Allgood
2nd Motion to Accept: Chief Johnson – Blountsville
Minutes were approved with no objections
Motion to Accept: Chief Netherton - Snead
2nd Motion to Accept: Chief Cox – Susan Moore
Reports was approved with no objections
We will discuss the Budget at the end of the meeting
EMT and Firefighter of the year will be presented at the January meeting to allow family to be at the meeting for pictures.
A check has been written to 911 for the radio system and a contract has been signed.
Abby has sent pictures to WBRC for each department that sent them to be recognized.
Fuelman Report - Our annual budget is $60,000. We have used $5,718.26 this month.
Colbert County is hosting a ICE 300/400 class February 14th-18th in Tuscumbia.
There will be a First Responder luncheon on December 16th at the Little Brick Church in Oneonta from 11AM-1M, sponsored by Senator Shay Shellnut and Alabama Forestry Association.
There will be a TIMs class December 14th or January 13th from 8AM-4PM. You only have to attend one of the dates. The class will be at the ALDOT Training Facility in Birmingham.
911 will start installing the new radio consoles next week.
The Pine Mountain transmitter is now back up and running.
Neal needs a updated apparatus list from each department.
Albertville Fire will be hosting a EMT class January 3rd through February 11th.
If you are due to renew NREMT is cheaper before December 31st.
NCCR class will take place in January at Blount EMS
EVOC class will take place in February at Blount EMS
VOAD now has all kinds of equipment if anyone needs to borrow it.
They have very little money since they paid all their bills
NO Report from the following Departments:
Alabama Fire College
State Fire Marshall
District Atty Office
Jr. FF Camp
HCA money is available, please make sure to spend it.
Truck Checkoffs, Financial Report and dues are due by March meeting
Each Department needs to make sure they have sponsor lined up for their meeting.
The meeting locations for 2022 are as follows:
Jan – Remlap Apr – Susan Moore Jul – Pine Mtn Oct – Holly Springs
Feb – Nectar May – Blountsville Aug – Mt. High/Ricetown Nov - Oneonta
Mar – West Blount Jun – Straight Mtn Sept – STV – Blount Dec – Palisades
With no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 1940 hours.
The next meeting will be held on January 6th at Remlap Fire with meal at 1830.
Meeting Locations – 2022
Jan 6 – Remlap Feb 3– Nectar March 3 – West Blount
April 7 – Susan Moore May 5 – Blountsville Jun 2 – Straight Mnt
Jul 7 – Pine Mnt Aug 4 – Mt. High/Rtown Sept 1 – STV-Blount
Oct 6 – Holly Springs Nov 3 – Oneonta Dec 1 – Palisades/DA
Blount Co. Fire & EMS Association