February 2014 Board Minutes


Subj: Board Meeting, Minutes of February 12, 2014.

1. Subject board meeting was called to order at 6:00p.m.
The following personnel were present:

Warren Ross, President Gladys Parks, Vice Pres.
Kimberly Jacobs, Member Bill Pearman, Super.
Donna Morrison, Treas. Bridgett Fessler, Recorder
Angie Billue, Secretary

Absent Member(s) Ronnie Garr

The minutes of the last meeting were read and discussed. Kimberly -Motion, Donna-Seconded, Board unanimous to accept minutes.

Bills were reviewed and approved. Gladys-Motion, Donna-Seconded, Board unanimous to accept all expenses.

Treasurers Report – Reference Financial Status of Accounts. Donna-Motion, Angie-Seconded, Board unanimous to Financial Status of Accounts and for Bill to purchase CD(s) with the new tax income.

Superintendent Report –96 calls for the Month of January. 62 transports and 34 non-transports totaling $70,537.00 billable.

Bill presented timesheets to Warren for approval.

A $50.00 After Prom Party donation will be made to the schools within Chariton County.

The Policy and Procedure manual will be updated to reflect a minimum C-Crew compensation of two hours.

Holiday compensation clarification for the Policy and Procedure manual will be updated to reflect for part-time personnel: Part-time employees who work 24 hours on a recognized holiday will be paid eight (8) hours of holiday pay in addition to their regular wages for that day. If they should work part of a holiday shift, they will receive pro-rated holiday hours. If they work less than 6 hours, two (2) hours of holiday pay will be given.

The Policy and Procedure manual will be updated to reflect changes to the
Bereavement Leave as follows: 1. In the event of the death of a parent, child, spouse, brother, sister, grandparent, or grandchild employees may take up to five (5) days of paid bereavement leave. 2. In the event of the death of an in-law (mother, father, grandparent, sibling), niece, or nephew employees may take two (2) days of paid bereavement leave.

Gladys-Motion, Angie-Seconded, Board unanimous to accept all changes to the Policy and Procedure Manual.

Bill is discussing with James Duncan the costs of a life insurance policy benefit for the employees for the next fiscal year. No action taken.

Workman’s Comp. quarterly audit reviewed and discussed. There were no payable claims for the 2013 year. No action taken.

Bill has two bids for the cost of a new radio for the new ambulance. Bids were received for a Motorola and Kenwood radio. Gladys-Motion, Kimberly-Seconded, Board unanimous to take Bill’s suggestion and purchase the Kenwood mobile radio.

Donna-Motion, Kimberly-Seconded, Board unanimous to accept Superintendent’s report.

2. Old Business:

A. PRN Positions – Lisa has been cleared to work the truck as a primary crew. No action taken.

B. Board filing – Kimberly and Donna have both filed and will be running unopposed. No action taken.

C. EMT Class and Expense Report – Bill presented an expense report for the upcoming class. No action taken.

D. ½ Year Budget was reviewed and discussed. No action taken.

E. ePCR and Billing Options were discussed and tabled.

3. New Business:

A. Ice Spring Break will be held April 22-24. Bill will check with the employees to see who is interested in attending and then present an expense report at the next scheduled meeting. Board members encouraged employees to attend to further their knowledge and training. No action taken.

4. Other Business: None.

No further business. Angie-Motion, Kim-Seconded, Board unanimous to adjourn meeting at 7:20 p.m.

Secretary to the Board for Secretary of the Board

Bridgett Fessler Angie Billue