Aug 20 2007

Woodlawn Fire Company


Called to order @ 7:22

Minutes read and passed

No candidates





Dave no




Fire Police






02 report - Two sets of gear pulled from no training .  letters sent on a few low numbers.  Looking for Mike Humes.  Discussion on Westy/Muhl College, will be kept active pending revaluation at tend of year.


Vance will still be active


03-    spoke of cardiac deaths among fire fighters.  Lesson – keep up health –

referenced 30 year study.  Training deaths, seat belts,  fires dropped, but deaths have not.


Discussion of physicals, exercise class. Possiblel grant to give membership at local club, 24/7, racquet ball club, with a trainer to set up a program.

Physicals suggested  be done by family doctor. Under firehouse guidelines.

MIney exists in relief, or township, possibly

03 will chair, Kish will help a committee to evaluate and recommend a fitness center. Also mariner and Jr.


Fire police doing well


Pool training at Russ’s, sept 3 off, 10th Mack South, 17 business meeting, ladder next, passed around sign up for two special classes, held here for class, practical at Whitehall, Survival and Structural burn


Thermal imaging in December


Ricky – sign completed, landscaped and lighted,  pictures taken and posted.  Suggested a maltese cross in Rusty’s window by same vendor, quoted price to do that and put truck number infront of every garage door.


Discussion of fixing/improving flashing lights.  Mount lights on top of new sign?  Mount strobe that was on bldg on top of sign suggested.


Bids taken on washing machine ( sealed) by end of night.


Quarter master – 2 headsets replaced on 91 - 5 sec delay.


Discussion of new computers for trucks, air cards, GPS, docking stations


Discussion of printer in 91, UPS power supply.


Seeking catalog from Dalmation.will request check


Mariner – prosser pump back in service.  Grants : ass’t deputy @ FEMA turned down grant app.  Next week PA grant becomes available –two year monies available with one application.



Fire Police – no report

Banquet –going well

Fire Prevention/open house - consensus is separate station open houses.  No joint location found.  Need a committee.   Mariner will chair, Carl, KEHNEL, snyder, Briggs, LAub will assist. Need a date.  Oct 8th chosen. 6-9PM


Garage Sale date – September 22 or 29  suggested, 29th chosen.  8am – 2 PM, Pre-book also available $!0/spot - first come first served $15. 


Incentive committee


Parade muster at Muhlenburg


Comm & Corrpipeline  training fogelsvill Oct 17th, Holiday inn Fogelsville


Hedge trimmer donated by Vance


$250 donation to Schaller memorial fund.  Can we donate sign to past members, deceased?  Voted yes.


Paperwork received for inheritance from 1996, needs paperwork filled out and then check will come.


37,800 fund drive for the year,  rest of finances reported OK.


Old business – emergency services institute request for donation, $50 2 years ago,nothing last year, voted to do $50 this year.


New business –


Calls – car fire last week Whitehall and Columbia, 309 & Huckleberry rescue, 


No new toys


Adjourned:  8:22 PM