Present Members:

Mr. Richard Moore, Member
Mr. Randy Wolf, Member
Mr. Jeff Sharps, Member

Excused Members:

Mr. Randy Weekly, Vice Chairperson

Present Staff:

Mr. Clifford L. Mason, Fire Chief


Present from the Public:
The meeting was made public via live stream on RCFD’s YouTube channel.  James Layton, Roger Start, Chris Clancy, Melissa Tremblay, Leslee Herro, Brandon Morgan and Mike McFarland signed in as attendees.

Location: Refugee-Canyon Fire District, 111 Basin Street, Hebron, OH

Opening:

Meeting was called to order at 1600 hours by Board member Randy Wolf in the absence of the Chair and Vice Chair.  Mr. Wolf led the Pledge of Allegiance.  Mr. Moore, Mr. Wolf and Mr. Sharps were present.  Mr. Weekly was excused due to illness.

Public Comment:

No public comments were received via station350@rcfiredistrict.org.  There were forty views.

 

Mr. Moore made a motion to enter executive session pursuant to ORC 121.22(G)(1) to consider the appointment, employment, dismissal, promotion, demotion, or compensation of a public employee or official.  Mr. Sharps seconded the motion.  On roll call, all members present voted to approve the motion.  Motion carried.  Members entered executive session at 1602 hours and excused themselves from the meeting.

At 1607 hours Mr. Moore made a motion to reconvene from executive session.  Mr. Sharps seconded the motion.  On roll call, all members present voted to approve the motion.  Motion carried, meeting reconvened at 1607.

Mr. Wolf made a motion to appoint Melissa Tremblay as fiscal officer for Refugee-Canyon Joint Fire District effective this date.  Mr. Moore seconded the motion.  During discussion, Mr. Wolf noted that several candidates were recently interviewed for the position.  On roll call, all members present voted to approve the motion.  Motion carried.  Ms. Tremblay was introduced as the fiscal officer.

Mr. Wolf opened the discussion on the 2022 RCFD budget as presented.  A lengthy discussion ensued.  A consensus was reached to direct the fiscal officer and fire chief to review the budget line item in detail and provide a more comprehensive interim appropriation to be presented at the 12/23/2021 regular scheduled meeting.

Mr. Sharps made a motion to enter executive session pursuant to ORC 121.22(G)(1) to consider the appointment, employment, dismissal, promotion, demotion, or compensation of a public employee or official at 1744 hours.  Mr. Moore seconded the motion.   All present voted in favor of the motion. Motion carried.  Members entered executive session at 1744 hours and excused themselves from the meeting.

Mr. Wolf made a motion to reconvene from executive session at 1822 hours.   Mr. Moore seconded the motion. On roll call, all members presented voted to approve the motion.  Motion carried, meeting reconvened at 1822.

Mr. Moore moved to adjourn at 1827 hours.  All present voted in favor of the motion.  Motion carried.  Meeting adjourned at 1824.

Next regular scheduled meeting is 12/9/2021 at 1900.

 

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