2022-01-06 Minutes

                                                                                     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


Financial Reports

Motion to Accept: Assistant Chief Peek – Straight Mountain

2nd Motion to Accept: Chief Ayers – Royal

Reports was approved with no objections


Old Business

 EMT of the year Chapman was recognized and FF of the year Gibson was recognized.



Committee Reports

Chair’s Report

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

Blount EMS

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:

Fire Prevention

Explorer Post

Special Ops


Law Enforcement

State Fire Marshall


District Atty Office

Al LifeSaver


Survival Air

Red Cross


NEW Business

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 


                                                                                  Jessica Green


      Blount Co. Fire & EMS Association