Present Members:

Mr. Jeff Sharps, Member
Mr. Kenney Nauer, Member
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 4:05 pm by Jeff Sharps, who led the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

Approval of Minutes

Mr. Wolf made a motion to approve the minutes of the meeting held on June 23, 2022.  Mr. Nauer 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 June reports.  With no questions, Mr. Wolf made a motion to approve the June reports.  Mr. Nauer 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. Nauer made motion to pay the bills.  Mr. Rutter seconded the motion.  Roll call results were 4 ayes, 0 nays.  Motion passed.

Resolution 06-2022: 2023 Budget:

Mr. Wolf made a motion to approve Resolution 06-2022.  Mr. Nauer 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 informed the Board that a resolution should be passed transferring the UTV to West Licking since it was purchased with an ODNR Federal Grant.  Mr. Sharps asked Interim Chief Wyse to check station 352 to make sure all equipment has been removed.  Interim Chief Wyse stated that the mower and engine should be the only two pieces of equipment in the building.

New Business:

None

Other:

Mr. Rutter made a motion at 4:15pm to go into executive session Executive Session: Pursuant to ORC 121.22(G)(1), Executive session to consider the employment 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 4:38pm.

A discussion was held concerning the transition to West Licking.  Mr. Rutter made a motion to authorize West Licking Joint Fire District to come in and begin the transition to insure effective fire service for the residents that are being serviced by the Refugee Canyon Joint Fire District.  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 4:40pm.  Mr. Rutter seconded the motion.  Roll call results were 4 ayes, 0 nays.  Motion passed.

The next meeting will be Thursday, August 11, 2022 at 5:00pm.

 

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