Present Members:

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

Present Staff:

Ryan Wyse, Interim Fire Chief
Melissa Tremblay, Fiscal Officer
Christopher Tucker


Present from the Public:
None

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

Meeting was called to order at 5:09 pm 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 April 14, 2022 and the special meeting held on May 2, 2022.  Mr. Wolf seconded the motion.  Roll call results were 4 ayes, 0 nays.  Motion passed.

Fiscal Officer’s Report:

Mrs. Tremblay asked the Board if there were any questions on the April reports.  With no questions, Mr. Wolf made a motion to approve the April reports.  Mr. Campbell seconded the motion.  Roll call results were 4 ayes, 0 nays.  Motion passed.  Mr. Sharps asked for a motion to pay the bills as presented.   Mr. Wolf made motion to pay the bills.  Mr. Rutter seconded the motion.  Roll call results were 4 ayes, 0 nays.  Motion passed.

Fire Chief’s Report:

Interim Chief Wyse presented his activity report of district events that have occurred since the last meeting.  He updated the Board on all equipment and asked the Board for guidance on pursuing capital expenditures that were not safety related.  The Board directed him to put a hold on all capital purchases that were not safety related.

 

New Business:

Resolution 04-2022:   Approving Amendment to EMS Billing Rates.  Interim Chief Wyse stated that this was done every so often to bring rates to Medicare billing approval.   Mr. Wolf made motion to approve Resolution 04-2022.  Mr. Campbell seconded the motion.  Roll call results were 4 ayes, 0 nays.  Motion passed.

Resolution 05-2022:   Amending 2022 Permanent Appropriations.  Mrs. Tremblay explained that this was to appropriate the $150,000.00 for the agreement with Granville Township.  Mr. Rutter made motion to approve Resolution 05-2022.  Mr. Campbell seconded the motion.  Roll call results were 4 ayes, 0 nays.  Motion passed.

Other:

Mr. Rutter made a motion at 5:12pm 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. Wolf seconded the motion.  Roll call results were 4 ayes, 0 nays.  Motion passed.

The Board came out of executive session and back on record at 5:28pm.

Mr. Rutter made a motion to approve the separation agreement and release with Clifford Mason and direct Mr. Sharps to execute the agreement on the Board’s behalf.  Mr. Wolf seconded the motion.  Roll call results were 4 ayes, 0 nays.  Motion passed.

 

Adjournment:

Mr. Wolf made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 5:29 pm.  Mr. Campbell seconded the motion.  Roll call results were 4 ayes, 0 nays.  Motion passed.

The next meeting will be Thursday, June 9th, 2022 at 5:00pm.

 

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