JOHNSON COUNTY FIRE DISTRICT NO. 1
NEW CENTURY AIRCENTER
August 18, 2009
BOARD MEMBERS STAFF
Mark Burdolski Max Sielert
Kent Harlow Dennis McGuire
Mark Burdolski called the August 18, 2009, meeting to order. Kent Harlow moved and Mark Burdolski seconded the agenda be approved.
APPOINTMENT OF SECRETARY/TREASURER
Chairman Burdolski moved to appoint Kent Harlow as Secretary/Treasurer. Kent Harlow seconded and the motion carried.
BOND ISSUE/TEMPORARY NOTE ACTION
Chief Sielert introduced Greg Vahrensberg from Piper Jaffrey and Jenny Deters from Gillmore Ball. Greg Vahrensberg reviewed specific items relating to the issuance of the General Obligation Temporary Notes and presented the board and staff written materials to coincide with the explanation. Jenny Deters explained and presented actual filing, issuance, and availability of the funds.
Mark Burdolski moved to adopt the Resolution authorizing issuance of $1,560,000.00 General Obligation Temporary Notes, Series, 2009. Kent Harlow seconded and the motion carried.
Mark Burdolski moved and Kent Harlow seconded the minutes of the 2009 Budget Hearing of July 20, 2009 be approved as submitted. The motion carried. Mark Burdolski moved to approve the minutes of the July regularly scheduled board meeting. Kent Harlow seconded and the motion carried.
Chief Sielert presented the July as planned. He indicated the operating budget has 40.4% remaining. He reported the airport funds are invoiced with two payments to be made. He stated the budget looks dolski seconded the financial report be approved as presented.Kent Harlow moved and Mark Burright on line.financial report reporting the budget appears to be
Chief Sielert stated the board member terms and expiration dates were required for issuance of the note/bonds. In exploring this, it was discovered Keith Johnson’s appointment had expired on July 1; therefore, technically is not a current member. By next meeting Mr. Johnson’s reappointment should be completed. This was the reason for appointing Kent Harlow secretary/treasurer.
Chief Sielert informed the board he has been working with the City of Gardner De-annexation of land and reattaching to the fire district. Since this is an uncommon action, some research on how to accomplish this is being done and the taxes need to revert back to the district, it may not happen immediately. However, the district will now respond to calls in that area.on the
Chief Sielert reported he and Chief McGuire went to Dallas They both had positive responses after visiting the sites and speaking to the mayors of the respective cities and visiting with some fire department not increased significantly. He reported there didn’t appear to be downsides. He also reported the abatements were similar to those proposed here, but that not all entities received abatements. They were told, however, that lots of planning is necessary.staff who reported their activities hadto tour the intermodal sites.
Chief McGuire presented a written report of his activities which is attached. Chief McGuire announced Mark Wendell has been promoted to Captain. Congratulations to Mark. He reported a new resident, Justin Ducey, will start on the 23rd. n working with Garmin, who l be building above ground filling stations.wilHe also reported o
Chief McGuire provided a report on bond item projects to be contracted providing costs for Items 1 through 9 shown on the attached report. He stated some of the items needed to be started and completed before winter. The Fire Board approved the awarding of the bids for Roofs at all 3 Stations, Concrete work at all 3 Stations and the remodel of Station #2
It was decided this was not necessary to have.
The September meeting is Tuesday, the 15th.
Meeting adjourned by consensus.