Schuyler County Ambulance District Board of Directors
January 19, 2021
The Schuyler County Ambulance Board of Directors met on January 19, 2021, at the ambulance building in Queen City, Missouri.
Those present were: Board members, WO Poe, Darrell Kearse, Pat Wheeler, Susie Rigdon, Julie Cook and Leslie Cook , by phone. Also present were, Medical Director, Julia McNabb, Service Administrator, Ryan Slaughter and Para-Medic Stephen Hoover.
The board chairman, WO Poe, called the meeting to order at 7:02 p.m.
Darrell made motion to approve the agenda for the regular meeting, Susie second motion, and motion carried.
Darrell made motion to approve the agenda for the executive session, Leslie second motion, and motion carried.
Public Comments: None
Susie made motion to approve the minutes of regular meeting of December 15, 2020, and motion carried
Darrell made motion to approve the minutes of the Executive meeting of December 15, 2020, and motion carried
Motion was made by Julie to approve the bills of December 2020, as presented on Quick book quick report, Leslie second motion, and motion carried.
Secretary Report: Given by Pat
She reported on letter received from Bank of Kirksville on replacement fund account.
We received a quote from our medical insurance agent, regarding health insurance and there will be a 13 percent increase with Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield. She is to get other quotes for us.
Pat reported that she had left a message with Kevin Buckallew, regarding the Styker Cots.
She also stated that our Ambulance District is one of the selected for the Cost Collection data, for 2020 and the date for filing our information is June 2021. They will be having another virtual meeting in March.
WO Poe and Julia Cook have signed to run for re-election, all paper work is done.
Frank Foster, EMS Legal Attorney, has send contract for our review and bill for his attorney fee for 2021.
Motion by Darrell to approve the secretary report, second by Julie, and motion carried
Treasurers Report: Given by Pat Wheeler
• As of January 19, 2021, Exchange Bank checking $16,000.00
• Exchange Money Market 90,605.17
• Bank of Kirksville Replacement 548.09
Julie made motion to approve the treasures report, Leslie second motion, and motion carried.
Discussion on price increase of ambulance runs and etc.
Leslie made motion to accept the price increase and Ryan is to discuss this with ACAD Billing Service, ASAP, Julie second motion, and motion carried.
Motion by Leslie for Ryan to work with George Zimmerman regarding the radios for our EMT, second by Darrell and motion carried.
Everyone reviewed the update sent to us by ACAD Billing Service and discussed this report.
Motion by Susie to close account with Bank of Kirksville, second by Leslie, motion carried.
Service Administrator Report: Given by Ryan Slaughter
He reported that Unit # 1 had 13 runs in December; with Unit # 2 41 runs; and Unit # 3 having 1 run.
Ryan stated in checking with Unit # 1 that it is in need of four back tires, and Unit # 2 will be needing two new tires in near future. He will get prices and bring to our next meeting.
They hope to start new EMT class in February 2021.
Ryan stated he had received a letter from Christopher Eastman, stating that he is resigning on January 31, 2021, as he will be moving.
Motion was made to go into Executive Session by Leslie, with Dr McNabb and Ryan to remain, WO, yea; Pat, yea; Darrell, yea; Julie, yea; Susie, yea; and Leslie, yea; motion carried.
0ut of regular at 8:15 p.m.
Back into regular at 8:56 p.m. Darrel moved to adjourned at 8:57 p.m. Meeting adjourned.
Submitted by Patricia Wheeler, Secretary Pro-tem