Board of Directors Meeting
Jasper County Emergency Services
June 1st 2021
Chairman Fries called the meeting to order at 12:02 p.m. Meeting was held at the Board office, 13870 Dispatch Lane, Carthage, MO as per public notice. Present in addition to Chairman Fries, Greg Dagnan, Dan Stanley, Ron Brewer, and James Harrison via phone conference. Representing staff was Executive Director (ED Ford) April Ford.
No public representation.
Review and Action of Minutes
Open and closed minutes were reviewed for the Board of Director’s Meeting on May 20th, 2021 and open minutes for the special meeting on May 24th, 2021.
Director Harrison motioned to approve open and closed meeting minutes for May 20th, 2021 and the open special meeting for May 24th, 2021. Director Stanley seconded the motion. Vote: 5-0. The motion was adopted.
Public Comment and Correspondence
No Public Comment
Financial Report and Payment of Bills
The sales tax deposit for April was received on May 6th 2021 in the amount of $186,933.16. We have not received the sales tax check May yet.
Total bills submitted for approval today $57,032.75
Checkbook balance after payment of bills will be $14,206.72
Accounts receivable balance: $3,612.79. (Joplin Fiber, Records Request and METS).
The Money Market account balance is $1,419,348.43.
Director Stanley motioned to approve the financial report and the payment of the Bills. Director Brewer seconded the motion. Vote: 5-0. The motion was adopted.
Executive Director Report
See Attached Report
Executive Director Ford advised the Board that we are just waiting to see what happens with Motorola before making any changes on Avtec.
Executive Director Ford advised they are working with the project manager and engineers and have a cold install scheduled June 2nd for back room equipment.
Building Maintenance/Expansion/Parking Lot Update
Executive Director Ford advised she is still working with civil engineer and surveying companies to get quotes for the design to help with the RFP for the parking lot.
CPE/9-1-1 Phone System Replacement
Executive Director Ford stated that they are all still waiting on AT&T quotes for Viper since they maintain the Springfield-Greene Co 9-1-1 CPE equipment and would like to do the same for JASCO and Joplin.
Election 2021-Funding for Technology, Radios, Staffing and Expansion Projects
Executive Director Ford advised the Board of the talking points for all projects for the sales tax increase ballot language and they worked through the countywide public safety radio system talking points specifically. Ford asked if it would be acceptable for her to meet with a radio consultant for a few hours for some consult and advice and she stated they have an hourly rate and she would be willing to travel to keep the cost down. The Board agreed that this would be acceptable.
No new business
No Executive Session for this meeting.
1:14 p.m. Director Stanley motioned to adjourn. Director Dagnan seconded the motion. Vote: 5-0. The motion was adopted.
The next Board Meeting is scheduled for July 6th, 2021 at 12:00 p.m.
On the________ day of ________________2021
I, Tim Wilson, Vice Chairman ___________________________certify these Jasper County Emergency Services Board Meeting Minutes for___________________________. They have been reviewed and are accurate.
On the ________day of_________________2021
I, Dan Stanley, Director __________________________ attest the Jasper County Emergency Services Board Meeting Minutes for ___________________________. They have been reviewed and are accurate.