2022-09-01 Minutes

                                                                                                                                  Location: St. Vincent’s Blount
  Date: September 1, 2022
  Time: 1900 hours


  September 2022 Meeting Minutes




  • Representatives of each member department were accounted for: Allgood, Bangor, Blount County RS, Blountsville, Brooksville, Cleveland, Dallas/Selfville, Holly Springs, Locust Fork, Mount High, Murphree Valley, Nectar, Oneonta, Pine Mountain, Remlap, Ricetown, Rosa, Snead, Straight Mountain, Summit, Susan Moore, West Blount
  • Member Departments not present: Royal
  • Associate members present: EMA, 9-1-1, Special OPS, STV-Blount, BREMSS, Blount EMS, CORONER, LifeGuard
  • Associate Members not present: Forestry, Law Enforcement, State FM, Lifesaver, RAMS, Survival Flight, Red Cross, District Atty, AL Fire College, VOAD



·        LifeGuard – Blake Dozer, Sunbelt Fire, AllPro - Ryan


Previous Meeting Minutes

  • Motion to Accept:  Assistant Chief - Robertson
  • 2nd Motion to Accept: Assistant Chief - Hobson
  • Minutes were approved with no objections


Financial Reports

  • Motion to Accept: Chief Payne - Allgood
  • 2nd Motion to Accept: Chief Stockton – Dallas Selfville
  • Reports was approved with no objections


Old Business

·         Need to get in touch wit VFIS for the value on the junior FF camp trailer.

·        The covered bridge festival is October 8th, Summit, Remlap, and Pine Mtn will work the Association booth.

Committee Reports


·        No Report


  • Fuelman Report - Our annual budget is $60,000 we have used $99,945
  • ICS 300 & 400, still needing people to sign up for the class
  • Fuel Receipts are due each Monday.



·        Blount EMS contract will expire September 30th, 2022

·        AT&T is still having issues, they are trying to get it resolved.

·        The new sites will be on the network the week of September 15th.

911 Board Rep.

·        No Report


·       Mobile Water is November 5th, and 6th

·       Rope I – 16 people finished the class successfully

·       Explorer weekend is October 28th-30th

Fire Prevention

·        81 deaths as of August 31st

Special Ops

·        There was 50 people who completed the Grain Bin class in Oneonta from around the state.


·        Trying to get physicals again for first responders for free


·       Need Blount County’s EMS Provider and Telecommunicator by October

·       BREMSS Banquet is Nov. 15th

Blount EMS

·       Trying to work out if Fire Departments only work games getting HCA to pay them.

·       Lifeguard will take over the contract October 1st


·        Thanks everyone for the help

Jr. FF Camp

·        Camp is June 6th-9th 2023

NO Report from the following Departments:

·        Fire Prevention

·        Explorer Post

·        Forestry

·        STV-Blount

·        Law Enforcement

·        State Fire Marshall

·        AL Fire College

·        District Atty Office

·        Al LifeSaver

·        RAMS

·        Survival Flight

·        Red Cross

·        VOAD

NEW Business

·        Youth Football Games will pay EMTs $100-$125 per game if they can work. Talk to Station 7 personal

With no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 2036 hours. 

The next meeting will be held on October 6th at Holly Springs 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