Tangipahoa Communication District No. 1
Board of Commissioners
Thursday, September 25, 2008
Present: Ridgel, Lee, Brown, and Devall.
Absent: Biandolillo, Wickham, and Meche.
The meeting was called to order by Sec-Treas Ridgel.
The minutes of the previous meeting were reviewed. There was a motion by Devall, seconded by Brown to approve the minutes of the previous meeting as presented. The motion carried with a unanimous vote, no abstaining.
There was a motion by Devall, seconded by Brown to approve payment of the bills paid prior to the meeting. The motion carried with a unanimous vote, no abstaining.
There was a motion by Lee seconded by Devall to approve payment of all current bills as presented. The motion carried with a unanimous vote, no abstaining.
Mr. Darouse reported the radios are reconfigured; computers, CAD, and report e-mail are ready for dispatch. We are waiting on some of the fire departments to work on their radios and addressing Husser’s concerns.
Mr. Darouse reported employee evaluations are complete.He presented an overview of Hurricane Gustav problems, extra work load, and FEMA reimbursement. Mr. Darouse presented a letter from PIAL to Wilmer Fire Department which indicated a lack of adequate operators at the 911 PSAP. The requirement that was not met was to answer 99% of calls within 40 seconds. Our computer generated report indicates 98.74%. This is not completely accurate and Mr. Darouse is working with Interact to generate an accurate report.
There was a motion by Devall, seconded by Lee to table this matter until the next meeting. The motion passed with a unanimous vote, no abstaining.
Ms. Oliver presented the financial report. The certificates of deposit and pledged collateral report was reviewed.
There being no further business to come before the board, Brown made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Lee and the motion so carried.
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