May 3, 2006
The May 3, 2006 meeting was opened with the Pledge of Allegiance led by State 9-1-1 Coordinator Shawn Smith.
The Program was give by Bruce D’Autremont of DDTI. Discussed was Mapping and Huron Counties Mobile Command Software Program. This has AVL over a secure internet site that can be accessed anywhere.
Minutes of the February Meeting were posted on the web site. Bo Keck made a motion to approve, 2nd by Carol Armitage, motion carried.
Treasurer’s Report: Checking Balance $521.36; Savings $5361.46; Total Balance $5882.82. Treasurer DeRose also advised that the Books were audited by Bo Keck & Carol Armitage on May 2, 2006. Carol Armitage made a motion to approve, 2nd by Greg Wenz, motion carried.
National Office Update by Dr. Bob Cobb:
Legislative: Ken Boror advised that Senate Bill 9 Officially went into effect last month. The PBX bill is in rough draft. The State is doing a survey on VOIP legislation. Bill Hinkle advised that they are trying to get the Training Standards refunded or get new funding. The 9-1-1 training committee will make a presentation to the 9-1-1 Council.
Conference: Mel Meloy advised the combined APCO/NENA
Conference will be March 25-28, 2007 at the Holiday Inn,
Gold Star: Greg Wenz advised that the stand alone luncheon was very successful with 180 attending the luncheon. There were 65 nominees. Greg thanked all committee members and vendors for their help. The 2008 stand alone will be at the Marriott North.
State 9-1-1 Coordinator: Shawn Smith advised that 10 counties have already been approved, 8 more on the schedule for today and 7 more before the end of the month. The 9-1-1 Council will be meeting on Thursday, Bill Hinkle is the Chair for that committee. They are discussing a wide range of topics, they have adopted NENA’s standard for how to process wireless calls. This is a standard guideline on how to hall wireless calls and the duty to act. This is the first standard adopted by the 9-1-1 council and it will be given to all county coordinators. They will also be doing a comprehensive survey about how counties are spending their wireless monies.
TERT: Kelley Davidson and Monte Diegel are trying to set up a meeting with Ohio EMA so that all agencies (NENA-APCO-EMA) are working together and not against each other.
Unfinished Business: Nothing brought forth.
New Business: Carol Armitage advised that District 2 & 4 Trustee’s are due for re-election. Ron Bien made a motion that Bob Emmons for District 2 & Bo Keck for District 4 be retained, 2nd by Valerie DeRose; nominations will remain open until the August Meeting. This will be posted on the web site.
Good of the Order: President
Diegel advised that we are looking to find a larger venue to hold our meetings;
Mel Meloy has volunteered to look into finding something on the outer belt of
Mel Meloy made a motion to adjourn, 2nd by Ron Bien, motion carried.
Lunch provided by Positron
Minutes Respectively Submitted,
Roseanna L. Chambers
Roseanna L. Chambers, Secretary