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Meeting Notes-11/14/17

posted Nov 17, 2017, 1:23 PM by Sara Erickson   [ updated Nov 18, 2017, 4:03 PM ]

Lyons Prepared Minutes

November 14, 2017  

6:30 p.m.

Lyons Fire Station #1


Members present: Tosh Golias, Emily Gubler, Keith Roussel, Frank Adams, Brian Roberts, Jenni McDade, Henri Begin and Sara Erickson

I. Miscellaneous and House Keeping Items:

Antennae were given to Sara and Henri. A walkie-talkie was given to Sara

Henri shared that there is a general recall of Kiddie Co fire extinguishers. Plastic handles are defective and can leak. Board members are encouraged to email their neighbors regarding this recall

We did not receive the 2017 LCF grant or the FEMA recognition awards. Backpack/kits will remain on hold until we obtain funding

Keith will delist LP from the Secretary of State nonprofit list. Listing with the Colorado Secretary of State is no longer necessary since we are now a program of LFD.

Frank shared information on medical loan program. Lyons has a closet Walter Self Center

A board meeting will be scheduled prior to yearend.

Tosh plans to attend next Intermountain Alliance meeting and give update on LP efforts, accomplishments and goals

II. Accomplishments for 2017

1.            CPR Training for Board Members

2.            October 2017 Scenario

3.            Tosh presenting to BOCO Strong Resiliency Summit

4.            New Board members joined

5.            MURS radio program was expanced

6.            LARN was initiated

7.            Community Outreach was expanded: Media articles, Sandstone concerts

8.            LP participated in National Night Out

9.            LP Board was formed with officers

10.          Member guidelines were created

11.          The LP website was improved and expanded



III. Goals for 2018

1.            Prioritize recruiting in the following areas: Eagle Canyon, Confluence, X Bar 7, Lone Star

2.            Expand neighborhood outreach efforts and continue to network about LP

3.            Kits/Backpacks project

4.            Continue to identify funding sources

5.            Continue to apply for recognition awards

6.            More proactive outreach regarding preparedness. E.g. lightning strikes. Frank will take lead on

               this project.


7.            Sponsor a CPR/first aid training


8.            Members will complete required FEMA ICS training


9.            Plan 2018 scenario


There will be no meeting in December.

Next meeting is January 16, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.

Happy Holidays!


Respectfully submitted,


Sara Erickson