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LANCASTER COUNTY MUTUAL AID
NEWSLETTER
HEALTH DEPARTMENT
January 21, 2008

Meeting was called to order at 2001 by President Densberger

Roll call answered by : Bennet, Crete, Eagle, Firth, Hallam, Hickman, Lincoln, Malcolm, Palmyra, Pleasant Dale, Raymond, Southeast, Southwest, Valparaiso, Health Department, 911, Emergency Management and the State Fire Marshal Minutes from October read and approved. No November minutes due to not having a quorum at the November meeting. Treasurers report read and approved. Motion by Eagle second by Firth

NEW BUSINESS
Josh from Eagle needs a letter from Mutual Aid so that Cass county can page out Eagle/Alvo on our 800 frequency. Pete from the radio shop will check it out to make sure what they have will work prior to sending an approval letter. Ron Erikson with the Health Department says that their contract for household hazardous waste pickup is up for bid. They are also doing a RFP for HAZMAT emergency response cleanup for the county. The Nebraska HAZMAT association is having a conference in Hastings 3/29 and 3/30 will have 4 tracks. There are EMS classes for both ALS and BLS providers. $75.00 for non members and $50.00 for members. Eric Rasmussen says the first responder transport bill hasn?t been pulled yet. The NSVFA website has the legislative issues they are looking at this year posted on it. Alissa from 911 spoke about some of the changes to their EMD protocols that may cause some minor changes in the way calls sound when they are dispatched. Palmyra reports that Otoe county is still planning on going to UHF high band 400 MHz. The EMS committee has had 3 meetings so far. They are trying to meet every 2 weeks. They will try to be done by June so a request for proposal can be put out and a decision made on a provider by September. Valparaiso has had a new 2000 gallon tanker delivered and has another on order. A motion was made to retain the 2007 for 2008 and was passed unanimously.

EVENTS

CALLS
Meeting adjourned 2118

***NEXT MEETING FEBRUARY 18 2008 SOUTHEAST FIRE PINELAKE STATION 7700 EIGER DR 2000 HRS***


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