2013-08 District Authority Meeting Minutes
August 12, 2013 at 7:00 P.M.



MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT 7:03 PM. BY CHAIRMAN GERARD E COTNOIR.

MEMBERS PRESENT: A/C GERARD E COTNOIR, A/VC RAYMOND LAJOIE, A/M GERARD J COTNOIR, A/M JAMES (DOUG) TAYLOR, A/M KATHLEEN ZAMAGNI

 

     APPROVAL OF MINUTES:  MOTION-A/VC LAJOIE, SECOND, A/M TAYLOR TO APPROVE

     MINUTES OF 07/08/13 MEETING AS PRESENTED.   UV

     PUBLIC PARTICIPATION:   NONE                                

     

PETITIONS & COMMUNICATION:   NONE

REPORTS OF DEPARTMENTS: NO DISCUSSION ON PREVIOUS MONTH’S REPORTS.

POLICE DEPT.:  INCOME OF $5,461.50 TAKEN IN BY DEPARTMENT THAT INCLUDES $4,338.00 FOR OUTSIDE POLICE SERVICES.

IN JULY, THE DISPATCH CENTER RECEIVED 1,349 CALLS FOR SERVICE.  POLICE OFFICERS INITIATED 53 CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS THAT RESULTED IN 33 ON-SITE CUSTODY ARRESTS.  CONTINUED INVESTIGATIONS WAS REQUIRED ON 20 OF THE REPORTED CRIMES.  A TOTAL OF 62 CRIMINAL ARRESTS WERE MADE IN JULY.  POLICE OFFICERS CONDUCTED 150 MOTOR VEHICLE STOPS.  60 VERBAL WARNINGS, 63 WRITTEN WARNINGS, AND 17 CITATIONS WERE ISSUED.  A TOTAL OF 24 MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS WERE INVESTIGATED.

MOTION-A/M TAYLOR, SECOND-A/M ZAMAGNI TO APPROVE POLICE CHIEF’S RECOMMENDATION THAT NO PARKING BE ALLOWED ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF RING STREET (MONUMENT SIDE)   UV

FIRE DEPT.:  11 CALLS ANSWERED IN JULY FOR A TOTAL OF 207.6 MAN HOURS.

15 FIREFIGHTERS PARTICIPATED IN THE DEPARTMENT’S TRAINING ON DRY HYDRANTS.

16 FIREFIGHTERS WERE PRESENT FOR THE ANNUAL FIREWORKS HELD ON 07/06/13.

3 FIREFIGHTERS TOOK PART IN THE SUMMER CAMP PROGRAM HELD AT MURPHY PARK.

ERIC KINCAID IS NEW MEMBER IN THE LADDER CO. EFFECTIVE 07/27/2013.  BRIAN BARDIER IS NO LONGER LIEUTENANT, BUT A FIREFIGHTER IN HOSE CO. #1 EFF 08/01/13.

     UNFINISHED BUSINESS:  FY12/13 TRANSFER TO FIRE TRUCK RESERVE FUND

     CHAIRMAN COTNOIR STATED THAT HE HAS BEEN VERBALLY ADVISED BY DISTRICT’S

     MUNICIPAL ATTORNEY THAT BUDGETED TRANSFER FUNDS TO FIRE TRUCK RESERVE

     FUND CANNOT BE USED FOR BUDGET SHORTFALL.  ATTY ST.ONGE WILL SEND A WRITTEN

     LEGAL OPINION WHEN HE RETURNS FROM VACATION. 

     MOTION-A/M G J COTNOIR, SECOND-A/VC LAJOIE TO ADD EXECUTIVE SESSION TO

     DISCUSS LEGAL ISSUES TO THE AGENDA   UV

     MOTION-A/VC LAJOIE, SECOND-A/M G J COTNOIR TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION AT 7:15

     PM AND INVITE POLICE CHIEF RICK HAYES INTO SESSION   UV

     OUT OF EXECUTIVE SESSION AND MEETING ADJOURNED AT 7:30 PM.

     RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED,

 

     LUCILLE HERRICK

     DISTRICT CLERK

 

 

 

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