Location: Remlap Fire
Date: January 6, 2022
Time: 1900 hours
January 2022 Meeting Minutes
Representatives of each member department were accounted for: Allgood, Bangor, Blount Cnty RS, Blountsville, Dallas/Selfville, Holly Springs, Locust Fork, Mount High, Murphree Valley, Nectar, Oneonta, Pine Mountain, Remlap, Ricetown, Rosa, Royal, Snead, Straight Mountain, Susan Moore, West Blount.
Member Departments not present: Brooksville, Cleveland, and Summit
Associate members present: EMA, Forestry, Special Ops, BREMSS, Blount EMS, AL Fire College, VOAD
Associate Members not present: 911/Comms, STV-Blount, Law Enforcement, State FM Office, Coroner, Lifesaver, RAMS, Survival Flight, Red Cross, District Attorney.
Previous Meeting Minutes
Motion to Accept: Chief Payne – Allgood
2nd Motion to Accept: Assistant Chief Peek – Straight Mountain
Minutes were approved with no objections
Motion to Accept: Assistant Chief Peek – Straight Mountain
2nd Motion to Accept: Chief Ayers – Royal
Reports was approved with no objections
EMT of the year Chapman was recognized and FF of the year Gibson was recognized.
Truck Checkoffs and Financial Reports are due by the March meeting.
Big Thank you to WBRC for featuring Blount County’s EMT and Firefighter of the year.
Fuelman Report - Our annual budget is $60,000. We have used $6,581 in December.
Colbert County is hosting a ICE 300/400 class February 14th-18th in Tuscumbia.
Call volume was up the month of December
Cullman EMA is doing a ICS 300 class March 14-16th and a ICS 400 class March 17-18th
If anyone is interested in Train the Trainers there has been an email sent out about this course.
911 is installing the new radio consoles.
Let Neal know if you are not getting a 2 tone on your radios.
Albertville Fire will be hosting a EMT class January 3rd through February 11th.
Rope I is March 7th-11th
Rope II is April 4th-6th.
Oneonta will have the AFC props June 6th-15th
Fire Service Briefing is January 11th at 10AM
Allgood Fire is hosting a Cert Program February 5th
EMSA is still delayed
Instructor courses are online
Con-ed is due by March 31st
10th edition protocols are online
EVOC refresher in February
Protocol update in March
Getting rid of some drugs that are not being used
Al Fire College
West Blount is doing a 160 class
March 9th-13th is Alabama Fire College weekend
Individual Department Dashboard needs to be finished by each department
Thanked everyone who helped with the Honor Flight
VOAD will be selling Raffle Tickets at the February Meeting 1 ticket for $5 or 3 tickets for $10
Jr. FF Camp
Vanesa will match up to $500 on personal donations to the camp
NO Report from the following Departments:
State Fire Marshall
District Atty Office
The June Fling is coming up be deciding if your department wants to help
With no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 1958 hours.
The next meeting will be held on February 3rd at Nectar 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