Meeting 14 August 2017
to order at 10:20 AM by Chairman Millender.
members were present for roll call.
agenda was approved as written and the minutes of previous meeting were
approved by unanimous vote.
No change in hiring. 67 hours of overtime needs approval.
Income revenues were $23,461.78,
expenditures totaled just over $35,000.00.
That leads to a deficit of $12,000.00.
Ms. Booker asked about the pending
purchase of furniture for dispatch.
Ms. Booker informed the board that a 2017
conference for E-911 was scheduled to take place in October.
Bishop was unavailable meeting.
were no members comments or announcements.
I had a few questions for the E-911
Director. I asked how many people were
assigned to E-911 department and was informed a total of 11 people were on
payroll. This included Ms. Booker, 2
part time employees and the rest were full time dispatchers.
I also asked who had hiring and firing
authority for E-911 employees. Ms.
Booker acknowledged she was the sole authority on hiring and firing, all
applications came to her and she determined who to interview and who to hire. I also asked if they were merit employees and
was informed there were no merit employees at E-911 and there was no
requirement for prospective employees to go before the merit board.
I further asked for an ethically breakdown
and was told of the total 11 employees only one of them was not African-American.
When I finished my questing Chairman
Millender called for a motion to adjourn and a basic brouhaha broke out.
It was determined that members of the fire
association had been denied the opportunity to be placed on the agenda.
It was determined that an association
meeting with association members only would be held Thursday,17 August 2017 at
6 PM at the E-911 office.
motion to adjourn was finally made and the meeting was adjourned at 10:50 AM