Cahaba Valley Fire & EMR District Board Meeting Minutes

The Cahaba Valley Fire & EMR District Board meets the second Wednesday of every month at 6:00 p.m. at 145 Narrows Drive (Station 185). These documents are unofficial and are provided for your convenience. Official documents are available for pickup at 145 Narrows Drive Birmingham, AL 35242. All requests should be in advance and a fee charged for reproduction costs. Board Members: Grant Wilkinson (President), Alan Reyes-Guerra (Vice President), Barry Clemmons, (Secretary / Treasurer), Ron Coblentz, Tara Hill

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#1 02-09-2023 16:07:49



Cahaba Valley Fire & Emergency Medical Rescue District
145 Narrows Drive
Birmingham, Alabama 35242

Mr. Sarver called meeting to order 5:54 pm
Roll Call- Joe Sarver, Alan Reyes-Guerra, Grant Wilkinson, Barry Clemmons, Ron Coblitz
Chief Buddy Wilks, Deputy Chief John Yancey, Batt. Chief Micah Woodley, Capt. Russ Bradley
Adoption of the Outstanding Minutes- Mr. Coblitz made a motion to approve the minutes of the December 14, 2022, meeting, Mr. Wilkinson seconded and motion passed unanimously.
Adoption of the Agenda- Mr. Wilkinson made a motion to adopt to the agenda, Mr. Coblitz seconded, and motion passed unanimously.
Remarks, inquiries, and requests from citizens: NONE
Report from the Fire Chief
•    Excessive call volume day on Christmas Eve due to frozen fire protection systems- over 30 calls in 24 hours.
•    AFG Grant open – Previous year AFG equipment grant is still open and CVFD has not yet received a denial letter. We were turned down for the SAFER Grant for personnel. We will reapply for SAFER Grant.
•    1 resignation and 1 new hire- Able to hire a firefighter paramedic to replace a firefighter EMT.
Financial Report
Committee Reports
•    Financial
•    Equipment
•    Policy
Unresolved Business
•    District Vote Dates- Board reviewed presentation, Community Meeting dates set, press release will go out Jan 12, 2023.
New Business
•    Inter Firefighter job description- Mr. Coblitz made motion make changes and bring back to next meeting. Mr. Clemmons seconded the motion.
•    Approval for Captain Bradley to be assigned (an existing vehicle) a take home vehicle. He lives in the District and responds to many events after hours- Mr. Wilkinson made a motion to assign Capt. Bradley a take home vehicle, Mr. Clemmons seconded the motion and it passed unanimously.
•    Approval for Waiver of Fire Dues Barbara L. Saiia- 104 Narrows Creek Birmingham, AL 35242. Board requested more information.
Mr. Wilkinson made a motion to adjourn, Mr. Reyes-Guerra second and all voted to adjourn at 7:03 pm


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