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Public Safety & Health Board Meeting Minutes for January 27, 2016



WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27, 2015   6:30 p.m.



Call to Order:

The meeting was called to order at 6:34 p.m. by Chairman Al Stanaway.  Members present were Gary Skalko, Steve L. Hunter & Al Stanaway. Absent was Brittany Chopp and Steve Skogman.  Also present was Fire Chief Greg Chad, Assistant Fire Chief Gerry Knapper, Sgt. Backman and City Administrator Wainio.


Approve Minutes:

Motion by Skalko and supported by Hunter to approve the minutes of the December 23, 2015 meeting.  Motion passed 3 – 0.


Committee Reports:

Fire Chief/ First Responder Director Greg Chad gave a report of the fire calls and responder’s calls for the month.  Sgt. Backman updated the Board on his department.



Hunter moved and Skalko supported to work with the American Red Cross to setup and hold a blood drive in Mountain Iron.  Motion carried 3-0.


Fire Department discussed fire fighter exams prior to interviews.  Skalko moved and Stanaway supported to have the Fire Department Officers come up with a plan and present it to the Board and to the Personnel Committee.  Motion carried 3-0.



Motion by Hunter and supported by Skalko to adjourn the meeting at 7:34 p.m.  Motion carried on a 3 – 0 vote.  Meeting adjourned.


Submitted by:


Craig J. Wainio

City Administrator

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