Minutes – January 16 2018

JFD#1 2018 Annual Meeting Minutes

Article I to elect a Moderator for one year.
Fred Lavenberg was elected moderator for the annual meeting

Article II to hear the Treasurers report.
Brian reported 2017 year end expenses were $1,341 under budget. (see attachment)

Article III Shall the JFD#1 accept the proposed or amended budget?
A motion by John Irving proposed that the 2018 budget be the same as the budget for 2017, was seconded and approved

Article IV Shall the JFD#1 authorize the Prudential Committee to borrow money for the temporary needs of the Fire District?
A motion to authorize the Prudential Committee to borrow money was made, seconded and approved.

Article V to elect a JFD#1 Prudential Committee member for a period of three years.
Chris Laskowski was elected to a three-year term on the prudential committee, filling the seat vacated by John Irving, and joining Ann Kroll Lerner and Fred Lavenberg.

Article VI to elect a Treasurer for one year.
Brian Stevens was elected to a one-year term as treasurer.

Article VII to elect a Clerk for one year.
Chris Lavorgna was elected to a one-year term as clerk, replacing Les Allen.

Article VIII to elect a Bill Collector for one year.
Sue Grab was elected to a one-year term as bill collector.

Article IX Other JFD#1 business thought proper when met.
No other business was conducted.

Respectfully submitted
Les Allen, Immediate past Clerk, JFD#1

Minutes – January 17 2017

Jericho fire District No. 1 Annual Meeting minutes January 17, 2017

FD President, Fred Lavenberg opened the meeting at 7:07 PM.

Article I To hear the Treasurers report


Treasurer, Brian Stevens spoke to several financial documents that he handed out.

These were: Summary of Income and Expenses, Balance Sheet, Bank Reconciliation, and OP. Income and Cash Flow with it’s proposed 2017 budget.

Key elements ln Brian’s report are:

  1. an uncommitted and unidentified system improvement expense,
  2. a 3.0% increase in our water bills beginning with the second quarter
  3. a projected cash balance increase of $6,181. This is partially a set aside for possible expenses under item #1

Article II Shall the JFD#1 accept the proposed or amended budget? 

Yes, (see attachment)

Article III Shall the JFD#1 Authorize the Prudential Committee to borrow money for the temporary needs of the Fire District?

Yes

Article IV To elect a JFD#1 Prudential Committee member for a period of three years.

Fred Lavenberg was elected to a three year term, joining John Irving and Ann Kroll-Lerner.

The Prudential Committee members sub-sequentially elected Fred as
president.

Article V To elect a Treasurer for one year.

Brian Stevens was elected to a one year term as treasurer.
Article VI To elect a Clerk for one year.

Les Allen was elected to a one year term as Clerk.

Article VII To elect Two Bill Collectors for one year.
Sue Grab and Robert Nadal were elected to a the shared task of bill collecting for one year.

Article VIII Other JFD#1 business thought proper when met.
None.

Respectfully submitted, Les Allen, Clerk , Jericho Fire District No.1

Minutes – January 19 2016

Minutes of Annual Meeting

Jericho Fire District No. 1

January 19, 2016

Prudential Committee Chairman Fred Lavenberg opened the meeting at 7:05 PM. at the Rawson Library conference room.

Article I: there was no audit report.

Article II: Brian Stevens presented the Treasurer’s report. The balance sheet and the 2015 income and cash flow summary and the 2106 proposed budget (see attachments) were presented. After an explanation and discussion the Treasurers’ Report was accepted.

Article III: The proposed budget was approved as presented. This a quarterly water fee to be increased to $210, beginning with the 2nd quarter, 2016.

Article IV: Requests authorization for the Prudential Committee to borrow money for temporary needs of the District. This was approved.

Article V: Ann Knoll-Lerner was nominated and elected to a three year term as Prudential Committee member. This is her second term and she re-joins Fred Lavenberg and Brian MacDonald.

Article VI: Brian Stevens was nominated and elected to a one year term as Treasurer.

Article VII: Les Allen was nominated to a one year term as Clerk.

Article VIII: Mac Lippert was nominated and elected to a one year term as bill collector.

Article VIII. No other business was conducted.

The meeting was adjourned at 7:30 PM.

Respectfully submitted,

Les Allen Clerk,

Jericho Fire district No. 1

Minutes – January 20 2015

Minutes of Annual Meeting

Jericho Fire District No. 1

January 20, 2015

2015 budget

2014 balance sheet

Prudential Committee Chairman Fred Lavenberg opened the meeting at 7:15 PM to a packed crowd at the Rawson Library conference room.

Article I: Fred asked for nominees for the position of annual meeting moderator. Les Allen was nominated, humbly accepted the nomination and was elected for one year.

Article II: Brian Stevens presented the Treasurer’s report. The balance sheet and the 2014 income and cash flow summary and the 2105 proposed budget (see attachments) were presented. After an explanation and discussion the Treasurers’ Report was accepted.

Article III: The proposed budget was approved as presented. This requires the quarterly water fee to be increased to $200, beginning with the 2nd quarter, 2015.

Article IV: Requests authorization for the Prudential Committee to borrow money for temporary needs of the District. This was approved.

Article V: Brian MacDonald was nominated and elected to a three year term as Prudential Committee

Article VI: Brian Stevens was nominated and elected to a one year term as Treasurer.

Article VII: Les Allen was nominated to a one year term as Clerk.

Article VIII: Mac Lippert was nominated and elected to a one year term as bill collector.

Article VIII: Other business. In appreciation for their dedication and service, a motion was made and passed to give the Prudential Committee members and officers a 100% pay increase. The meeting was adjourned at 7:50 PM to tumultuous applause as the crowd dispersed.

Respectfully submitted

Les Allen Clerk, JFD#1

Minutes – January 21 2014

Minutes of Annual Meeting of the Jericho Fire District No. 1

January 21, 2014, 700pm, Rawson Library Conference Room

Attendees: Mac Lippert, Fred Lavenberg, John Irving, Les Allen

The Meeting opened at 7:20PM.

Article I To elect a Moderator for one year. John Irving was elected as moderator.

Article II To hear the Treasurers report. The was no treasurer’s report

Article III Shall the JFD#1 accept the proposed or amended budget? A motion was made and approved for a budget of $47,520 for 2014.

Article IV Shall the JFD#1 authorize the Prudential Committee to borrow money for the temporary needs of the Fire District? A motion was made and approved to authorize the Prudential Committee to borrow money for the temporary needs of the F.D.

Article V To elect a JFD#1 Prudential Committee member for a period of three years. Ann Kroll Lerner was nominated and elected to a three year term as a member of the Prudential Committee.

Article VI To elect a Treasurer for one year. Brian Stevens was nominated and elected to a one year term as treasurer of the Fire District.

Article VII To elect a Clerk for a one year term. Les Allen was nominated and elected to a one year term as Clerk of the Fire District.

Article VIII To elect a Bill Collector for one year. Debbie Lackey was nominated and elected to a one year term as Bill Collector with Dawn Makowenskyi as assistant to the Bill Collector.

Article IX Other JFD#1 business thought proper when met. The Prudential Committee expressed their appreciation for the efforts and technical expertise of John Irving in fixing system problems. All in attendance gave their approval.

The meeting adjourned at 8:05pm.

Respectfully submitted,

Les Allen, Clerk, Jericho Fire District No. 1