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An informational presentation about programs, facilities and operations in the Cottleville Fire Protection District.

An informational presentation about programs, facilities and operations in the Cottleville Fire Protection District.

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    CARES • Operations, Facilities & Programs CARES • Operations, Facilities & Programs Presentation Transcript

    • WelcomePlease introduce yourself to others at your table Put on a name tag Complete the information on the sign-in sheet
    • CARES Chargeo Create a long-range plan to meet the community’s level of service and protection expectations.Operational Guidelineso Meetings will not be conducive to the format of an open forum or debate.o Meetings are work sessions that allow for the free exchange of ideas.
    • Sign-in Sheet
    • I Have a Question!• Fill Out Form• Call: • 636-447-6655• Email: • CARES@cottlevillefpd.org• Ask During Small Group Work Time
    • CARES Onlineo www.CARESforCFPD.como Like us on Facebook o www.Facebook.com/CottlevilleFire
    • Meeting Materialso Cover Sheeto Agendao Meeting #3 Summary Documents o Verbatim Responses o Executive Summaryo Informational PowerPoint Presentationo Work Activity
    • CARES MeetingsDate Meeting TopicSept. 8 Kick-Off MeetingSept. 22 StaffingOct. 6 EquipmentOct. 20 Operations, Facilities & ProgramsNov. 3 Fire District Finance 101Nov. 17 Draft Community Recommendations Presented Week of Nov. 28 - Draft Recommendations Presented At Open Houses At Each Fire Station. Details Coming Soon.Dec. 8 Final Recommendations Presented
    • Operations, Programs & Facilities Presentation Scott Freitag Assistant Chief, Operations
    • What we will covero Review of last meetingo Operations Divisiono Facilitieso Special Programs
    • Operations, Facilities and Programs
    • District Operationso Budgeting o Facilities Maintenanceo Legal o Equipment Maintenanceo Pension o Computer Networko Personnel/Benefits o Reportingo Training o Public Fire Educationo Incident Response/ o Public Information Officer Command o Community Liaisono Emergency Operations o Plan Reviewo Purchasing o Inspectionso Vehicle Maintenance
    • How are the duties divided? Cottleville Central County O’Fallon FPD St. Charles FD Wentzville FPD Chief Chief Chief Chief Chief o Operations ChiefOperations Chief Operations Chief Operations Chief Operations Chief Fire Marshall Training Officer Training Officer Training Officer Training Officer Fire Fire Marshall Fire Marshall Fire Marshall Marshall/Public Fire Education Battalion Chief A Battalion Chief A Battalion Chief A Battalion Chief A Battalion Chief B Battalion Chief B Battalion Chief B Battalion Chief B Battalion Chief C Battalion Chief C Battalion Chief C Battalion Chief C Human Risk Reduction Human Resources Officer Resources Dept Human Resources
    • Shared Duties and Delegationo Training assistance on a part time basis o Lot of volunteer hourso Use overtime to fill in for public fire education where suitableo Delegate special projects when possibleo Downside of delegation is consistencyo Only able to shore up the foundation of the organization
    • Battalion Chiefs & The Safetyof Firefighterso Operations o Administration o Proper Incident Size-up o Pre-Incident Planning o Implement Of Strategy & o Training Tactics o Administrative Functions o Accountability o Incident Safety Officer With The Arrival Of A 2nd Chief Officer
    • The Administrative Aspects ofBattalion Chiefs o Succession Planningo Public Education o Coaching & Counselingo Fire Prevention Activities o Asset trackingo Community Outreach Programs o Alarm & Dispatch Boardo CERT o Communications equipment (radios,o Emergency operations center laptops)o Disaster preparedness o Pre-Incident Planningo “Training Officer” o Mappingo Training – shift & hosting classeso USAR Teamo Haz Mat Teamo Mentoring Officers
    • Training
    • DisclaimerCottleville Firefighters are proficient andcapable of performing their jobs. However,we struggle to meet standards due to a lackof funding and staff dedicated to training.
    • Annual Training Comparison Full-Time Training Officer Cottleville No Central County Yes O’Fallon Yes Wentzville Yes
    • Annual Training Comparison Training Hours30,000 25,04725,00020,00015,000 12,653 10,06410,000 7,963 5,000 0 Cottleville Central County OFallon Wentzville
    • Re-Certification RequirementsArea Hours FrequencyEMT 100 5 YearsParamedic 144 5 YearsInstructor 24 3 YearsInvestigator 30 3 YearsInspector 30 3 Years
    • Training Budget $120,000 $107,000 $101,000 $100,000 $90,280 $80,000 $74,900 $60,000 $40,000 $20,000 $0 Cottleville OFallon Central County Wentzville
    • Training Challengeso Fall short regarding NFPA standards for training i.e. o 1002 Driver Operator o 1404 Respiratory Protection Trainingo Do not currently conduct two night drillso Officer training is close to the requirements o Falls short, not comprehensiveo Drivers training is shy by 12hrs per year per driver
    • Training Challengeso Need a pump operator proficiency drillo Need an additional 3hr annual Haz Mat Drillo Average 5+ hours short per month per person of the 20 hrs requiredo Currently lack annual proficiency training at all levels • Source Insurance Safety Offices (ISO)
    • Training Officer Responsibilitieso Will spend an average is 2-4hrs of development time for every 1 hr of teaching o Source:(http://teaching.berkeley.edu/newsletters0607/newsletter9.html)o Audit training reports monthlyo Input structured training reportso Quality control training reports dailyo Maintenance of certification database for 50 employees
    • Training Officer Responsibilitieso Maintenance of training files for all employees; currently needs a full audito Will develop a comprehensive district wide training plano Attend monthly meetings of the St. Charles County Training Coordinateso Coordinate CFPD responsibility for the County Academyo Incident Safety OfficerDeveloped from job duties responsibilities of area training officers
    • Facilities
    • Station 1: 1385 Motherhead RD o On site of original 1908 location o Built 1987 o Renovated 2000 to remove admin offices o Also serves as our training and community facility o Renovation of bunks 2010 o Capable of housing 4 firefighters and one Battalion Chief, if we had one o Ladder, Utility Pick-up
    • Station 1o Due to angle of approach, cannot safely turn right off Hwy No Current policy, NO Right Turns Off N.o Needs entrance from Hwy N redesigned
    • Station 1o Structural cracks on Hwy N side bottom to topo Damage to inside walls due to structural shiftingo Probable causes, ground shift/settling, and increased traffic on N causing vibrations
    • Station 2: 4065 Old Hwy 94 S.o Built in 1992 (19 yrs old)o Houses 1 Rescue Engine and a USAR asseto Capable of housing 4 firefighters
    • Station 2o Needs interior renovation and maintenanceo Back ramp is shifting causing the retaining wall to shifto Retaining wall is not structurally sound
    • Station 3: 6310 Weldon Spring Roado Built in 1989 (22 yrs old)o Houses one Rescue Engine and the brush trucko Capable of housing 4 Firefighterso Ramp re-done 2010 o Bond Proceedso Needs interior renovation and maintenance
    • Station 4: 4340 Towers Roado Built in 1999o Capable of housing 4 firefighterso One Rescue Engineo Reserve Engine stored here
    • Station 4o Basement floodingo Needs interior maintenanceo Engine bay needs maintenance
    • Administration Buildingo Adjacent to Station 1o Built in 1999o All staff offices located here
    • Two Levy Funds ProvideCFPD Revenueo General Fund o Similar to your salary o Used for operating costs (Personnel, Utilities, Supplies, General Maintenance, Etc.)o Bond Fund/Levy o Similar to a home mortgage o Used to pay the principal and interest on the District’s outstanding Bonds for large scale capital improvements (new buildings, roofs, etc.)o Spending from the two funds cannot be mixed
    • Fundingo A new roof or driveway is bondableo General maintenance and repairs has to come from general revenue i.e. a leaky roof or new paint
    • Programs
    • Public Educationo Fire extinguisher training program o Limited due to staff shortageso In school programs o No longer have a presence due to staffing shortages and in school requirementso Station tours provided on a regular basiso School fire drills every October
    • 2010 Public Contact Residents Reached 4% Residents NOT Reached 96% Total Residents: 40,000 Residents Reached: 1,579
    • Smoke Detector Programo Our goal is to ensure there are properly maintained and working smoke detectors in the homes throughout our district.o Door to door in targeted areas leaving information for those who are not homeo Assist with the installation of battery operated smoke detectors and/or changing batteries for those in need.o CFCO helps with funding for door hangers
    • CERTo Started in 2007o Purpose of CERTo Coordinated by an Engine Company Captain who is assisted by one of our administrative assistantso 30 members rostered, 10 activeo Funded through East/West Gateway and St. Louis Area Regional Response Systemo Budget $5,200 per year with restrictions on how the money is spent
    • CERT Trainingo Initial training for new CERT members is 24hrso Training is provided by the fire districto Monthly training meetings (2hrs duration) o Fire extinguishers o Search and Rescue o Patient Packaging o Disaster Scene Safetyo Annual 4hr county wide drillo Total of 28hrs of training each year
    • Summaryo Operations division is severely short staffedo District is not meeting training standardso No one person dedicated full-time to trainingo No one dedicated to coordinating public fire education programs and trainingo We have some programs, but not providing all that we should
    • District Operationso Budgeting o Facilities Maintenanceo Legal o Equipment Maintenanceo Pension o Computer Networko Personnel/Benefits o Reportingo Training o Public Fire Educationo Incident Response/ o Public Information Officer Command o Community Liaisono Emergency Operations o Plan Reviewo Purchasing o Inspectionso Vehicle Maintenance
    • Small Group Work Activity
    • Select Recorder & Spokespersono Recorder Responsibilities o Complete the requested information on your group’s worksheeto Spokesperson Responsibilities o Facilitate Discussion o Keep Group Focused/On Task o Report Group’s Information
    • Complete the Worksheeto Make sure the information recorded on the worksheet reflects consensus of the groupo Monitor progress to complete the worksheet in allotted timeo Only the group recorder’s worksheet will be collected
    • Small Group Work Activityo Task #1 o Based on the information provided in tonight’s presentation, what most surprised you? What most concerned you? o Biggest Surprise: o Biggest Concern:
    • Small Group Work Activityo Task #2 o As we plan for the future of the District, how important is it to secure funding to provide adequate staffing in the area of operations? o Keep in mind that the area of operations includes, but is not limited to, training, maintenance, equipment, technology, reporting, public information and public fire education.
    • Small Group Work Activityo Task #3 o Based upon what you learned tonight about operations, programs and facilities, what recommendations for the Board would you suggest?
    • Work Activity Reportingo What was your group’s biggest surprise?o How important is it to your group secure funding to provide adequate staffing in the area of operations?o One recommendation from your group:
    • Thank You!Next Meeting: Nov. 3Topic: Finance 101