March 11, 2024 Meeting

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Attendance here, there, dunno
Reports read and approved?
Previous minutes


Old Business things from before

July 3rd - Tent has been booked, Sound/Lights Booked. Band - talking to Donny Morales, no response. Currently looking at different options: possibly Eli Howard and the Greater Good Band.

Training - Training is in effect, every other Wednesday. Next training is February 21st. FF1 training class potentially starting March 1st. Google Calendar will get rolled out soon to keep everyone up to date. March 16th/23rd - Wildland Refresher course 8am-noon.

Parker Blackford - Motion made, seconded and approved to add Parker Blackford as a junior firefighter.

Donations - $1000 donation check from Sleeping Indian Ranch wedding ('36 truck wedding appearance). Pending donation from Tom Kelly after his passing.

Training Rules - In Progress: No out of town trainings unless training hours are completed from the past year along with enough local training.

Training Opportunity - La Junta, Fire in the Plains in June.

Maintenance - Nathan Judd in charge of truck maintenance.

Engine Updates - In Progress: add charging bays and generator to Engine.

Membership - Pending membership changes, looking for new applicants to fill vacant/non-active rolls.

March Meeting - Elections: Secretary, Treasurer, Chief, Asst. Chief. Dutch Lunch.

Standard Fire Scene Channel - Ouray Fire Ops. Mutual Aid Responses - FERN. Apparatus radios always stay on County.

New Business things coming

School Banner: Motion made, seconded and approved to pay $150 for school gym banner.

July 3rd: Donny Morales is booked for the 3rd of July. Cost: $4000. Need flatbed trailers and hay bales N. Judd and B. Williams will take care of this.

July 4th: Fireworks getting ordered soon.

Equipment: - New battery operated vent fan will replace gas powered vent fan on Engine 11-11 - New Lightplant installed on rescue 11-11 - Backup cameras coming on all trucks within the next couple weeks

Donations: Ouray Chamber making donations to first responders

Resignation: Danny Wilbur submitted letter of resignation. Motion made and seconded to accept resignation; unanimously approved.

Street Cleaning: April 24th, Meet at the firehouse @9:00pm. Motion made and seconded to accept new date.


Assistant Chief: Bumper Williams stepping down as assistant chief. Dack Klein nominated by Patrick Rondinelli. Seconded and unanimously approved. Kyle Easley nominated as treasurer and Tom Fedel nominated as secretary by Bumper Williams. Seconded and unanimously approved. Bumper Williams and Chris Lee stepping down as officers. Kyle Easley and Tom Fedel appointed as Lieutenants/officers.