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Lyons Prepared Steering Committee Meeting Minutes 5/16/18

posted May 17, 2018, 6:25 PM by Sara Erickson   [ updated May 23, 2018, 7:03 AM ]

Lyons Prepared

Minutes 5/16/18

Lyons Fire Station


Members Present: Gayle Gordon, Ken Feldman, Aaron Caplan, Linda Vahrenkamp, Tosh Golias; Joe Lampe, Keith Roussil, Henri Begin, Joycelyn Fankhouser, Brian Roberts, Sara Erickson



  1. LP New Maintenance Schedule

1-Meetings on the 3rd Tuesday of the month in February, May, August and November. (November meeting on second Tuesday of the month due to Thanksgiving. Time remains: 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Joe suggested that an ad hoc meeting could be held if there is a need. We can continue to assess what works for the LP Board.


2-Radio Check-Ins at 6:30 p.m. on the 3rd Tuesday of non-meeting months-January, March, April, June, July, September and October  (no check in for December)


3-Scenario Training once per year (2018 date: September 15, 2018)


4-Additional trainings/outreach efforts as decided by the group (CPR/First Aid, Summer Concert Series, National Night Out, etc.)


5. Changes for New Members. New members will be expected to attend scenarios and radio training and attend 3 meetings per year. New Members will have a 6 month trial period. New members will come to another members house for radio nights.


II. Recruitment. We still need to recruit new members for neighborhoods without a

           neighborhood contact person.


III. Outreach activities

Aaron suggested that the Summer Concert Series table has not reached that many people. Ken suggested a float at the or Halloween or Christmas parade. Sara will take lead on the project.  Joycelyn, Aaron Ken and Gayle will be on committee.

Action Item: Sara will present ideas at the August Meeting.


We will have have a table at National Night Out on August 7, 2018


IV.         Banner: Thank you to Ken and Gayle for donating the payment for the banner.


V.        Go Bags


  1. Tosh reviewed go-bag handouts with group.  X-Freedom 40L Molle Waterproof Day Pack in black. The bags should be organized uniformly with a diagram of what is in each bag and where items are located in each bag. Supply bags should be labeled and dated (some items expire)


  1. One bag each for the following areas: Town North, Town South, Stone Canyon, Longmont Dam Rd, Spring Gulch, Dakota Ridge and Hwy 36 West of Blue Mountain


  1. Group reviewed price list for bags and supplies in bags.


     4. A round of applause for Tosh for all the work done on getting the Go Bags operational.


VI.      Scenario is 9/15/18. Keith and Joycelyn will join Emily in planning the event and

          will work at the Fire Station during the scenario.


VII.    Redstone Review Article: A big thank-you to Shannon for his article in the Redstone

         Review.


Radio Check-Ins:

June 19, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.

July 17, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.


Next meeting:

8/21/18 at 6:30 p.m.


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