Present Members:

Mr. Jeff Sharps, Member
Mr. John Campbell, Vice-Chairman
Mr. Richard Moore, Member
Mr. Randy Wolf
Mr. Paul Rutter, Member

Excused Members:

Present Staff:

Ryan Wyse, Interim Fire Chief
Melissa Tremblay, Fiscal Officer
Lt Chris Clancy
Chris Shoup


Present from the Public:
Annelle Porter, Jerry Brooks, Whitney Wyse, Jim Layton, George Banjoff & Mike McFarland

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

Meeting was called to order at 5:00pm by Jeff Sharps, who led the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

Public Comment:

Public comments received via station350@rcfiredistrict.org.  None

Approval of Minutes:

Mr. Campbell made a motion to approve the minutes of the meeting held on February 24, 2022.  Mr. Wolf seconded the motion.  Roll call results were 5 ayes, 0 nays.  Motion passed.

Fiscal Officer’s Report:

Mrs. Tremblay asked the Board to approve the reports for February, 2022.  She stated that the estimated carryover for the end of 2022 is $544,844.00.   Mr. Moore made motion approve the reports for February.  Mr. Wolf seconded the motion.  Roll call results were 5 ayes, 0 nays.  Motion passed.  She then presented the bills to be paid.  Mr. Campbell made a motion to approve the bills as presented.  Mr. Rutter seconded the motion.  Roll call results were 5 ayes, 0 nays.  Motion passed.  Mrs. Tremblay reminded the Board that she will not be at the next meeting.

 

Fire Chief’s Report:

Interim Chief Wyse presented his report for February.

Mr. Sharps administered the oaths of office to Christopher Shoup and Jerry Brooks.

 

Other:

Mr. Moore asked Mr. Sharps about Union Township’s interest in leaving the fire district.  Mayor Layton, Hebron, stated that Trustee Slater met with him stating that the township was looking at the option of leaving the district.  Mayor Layton asked for a special meeting between Hebron, Union Township and the fire district.

Mr. Moore asked Interim Chief Wyse if all equipment was in working order.  Interim Chief Wyse stated that the only vehicle not in service is the medic which has an electrical issue.  The repair is on hold for backordered parts.

Mr. Rutter made a motion at 5:17pm to go into executive session Executive Session: Pursuant to ORC 121.22(G)(1), Executive session to consider the discipline or dismissal of a public employee.  Mr. Campbell seconded the motion.  Roll call results were 5 ayes, 0 nays.  Motion passed.

The Board came out of executive session and back on record at 5:48pm.

 

Adjournment:

Mr. Rutter made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 5:49pm.  Mr. Wolf seconded the motion.  Roll call results were 5 ayes, 0 nays.  Motion passed.

The next meeting will be Thursday, March 24, 2022 at 5:00pm.

 

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