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Monday, July 11, 2005
July 11, 2005
Governing Board of West Baton Rouge
Fire Protection Sub-District No. 2
The Board of Commissioners met for their regular quarterly meeting this date,
July 11, 2005 at 5:30 p.m. in the Brusly Town Hall.
Deputy Fire Chief Kenny Hunts, of the Brusly Volunteer Fire Department, led the Pledge of Allegiance.
A roll call determined the following present:
Chief Executive Officer: Joey Normand
Fire Chief: Michael Alleman
Commissioners: David Rodrigue, Ronda Perrault,
Joanne Bourgeois, Chris Kershaw
Absent: Shane Andre’
Attorney: Jamie Fontenot
The minutes of the special meeting of May 9, 2005 were approved on a motion by Commissioner Bourgeois, seconded by Commissioner Perrault. The motion carried with all commissioners present in favor.
Commissioner Kershaw arrived at 5:31 p.m.
Assistant Fire Chief Fred McKenzie gave a financial report for the three months ended June 30, 2005. He presented the balance sheet, income statement and the primary reasons for the increases were sales tax income $19,618 greater than budgeted, a $1497 in additional fire insurance rebate money and $837 more interest income. Total expenses for the 12 months were 3.9% less than the adjusted budget. The financial status was very good at year-end, with $103,361 cash and investments $27,575 accounts receivable. Assistant Fire Chief McKenzie advised that the fiscal year ended with above average income and below average expenses.
Commissioner Bourgeois made a motion to approve the engagement letter to employ Mr. Donald DeVille, CPA, to audit the finances of Fire Protection Subdistrict No.2 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2005. The motion was seconded by Commissioner Perrault, and it carried with all four commissioners in favor.
Fire Chief Mike Alleman gave the Fire Chief’s Report for June 2005. There were three first aid calls inside the town and 11 first aid calls outside the town. There were no fire calls inside the town and one fire call outside the town. There was one mutual aid to Addis, resulting in 16 total calls for the month and 156 total calls for the year.
Under Remarks of Personal Privilege, Deputy Fire Chief Kenny Hunts announced that the department applied for the Sager Act Grant from FEMA. The grant pays for the salary, benefits and insurance for a full-time Fire Fighter. There is a 10% match and the match increases every year up to five years and the department pays 100% thereafter.
Deputy Fire Chief Kenny Hunts announced that he was a candidate for the sixth district seat for the Louisiana State Firemen Association.
Commissioner Kershaw made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Commissioner Perrault. The motion carried, and the meeting adjourned at 5:45 P.M.
/s/ Mike Alleman, Fire Chief /s/ Debbie Berthelot, Secretary/Treasurer