DRAFT!	                              Welcome!             Please introduce yourself to others at your table!              ...
CARES Charge!o  Create a long-range plan to meet the communityʼs level   of service and protection expectations.!Operation...
Sign-in Sheet!
I Have a Question!!•  Fill Out Form!•  Call: !   •  636-447-6655 !•  Email:!   •  CARES@cottlevillefpd.org!•  Ask During S...
CARES Online!o  www.CARESforCFPD.com!o  Like us on Facebook!!  o www.Facebook.com/CottlevilleFire!
Meeting Materials!o  Cover Sheet!o  Agenda!o  Meeting #2 Summary Documents!   o  Verbatim Responses!   o  Executive Summar...
CARES Meetings!Date!           Meeting Topic!Sept. 8!        Kick-Off Meeting!Sept. 22!       Staffing!Oct. 6!         Equi...
DRAFT!	           Cottleville Fire Protection District
                     Equipment
                          Presented ...
DRAFT!	                 Equipment of the             Cottleville Fire District!
What we will cover!o  Review of last meeting!o  Vehicles!o  Firefighting equipment!o  Rescue Equipment!o  Computer network ...
DRAFT!	  
DRAFT!	               Equipment                     !
Acronyms!o  National Fire Protection Association   (NFPA): Sets industry standards!o  Occupational Safety and Health   Ass...
Current Fleet! Number	  of	                                         Equipment	     Pieces	         4	          2004	  Resc...
100ʼ Ladder Truck!o  2006 Ladder Truck – Platform!   o  First ladder in district history!   o  purchased to meet demands o...
100ʼ Ladder Truck - Platform!o  2006 cost $876,881!  o Loose Equipment    $30,371!o  Capable of carrying   4 firefighters!
Rescue Pumper!o  Replacement Cost   $425,000!o  Can carry 4 FFʼs!o  Carries fire, rescue   and EMS   equipment!
What Does a Rescue Pumper Carry?!o  3-4 firefighters with all   o  30 gallons of foam for   their protective             flam...
The Rescue Pumper!o  Hydraulic Rescue Equipment!o  Vehicle Stabilization Strut Kits!o  Lifting Equipment (Air Bags)!o  Col...
DRAFT!	               Purchasing &             Maintenance !
Two Levy Funds ProvideCFPD Revenue!o  Operating Levy Fund!    o  Similar to your salary!    o  Used for operating costs (P...
How Do We Purchase?!o  Cannot get a traditional auto loan !o  Taxpayers have given us a bond, which acts as   a loan for c...
Maintenance !o  Cannot be paid for out of bond, must be   paid out of general operating revenue!o  Intricate pieces of equ...
Maintenance Comparison!Average Auto (AAA) !!       Average Fire Truck!o  Annual Total with Fuel   o  Annual Total with Fue...
Maintenance Cost  Comparison !
Maintenance Comparison!
Maintenance Comparison!Average Automobile Maint! Average Fire Truck!o  Oil Change $30!        o  Oil Change $400!o  Brakes...
How We Have ReducedExpenditures!o  Purchase batteries direct and install them   ourselves!o  Purchase replacement lights d...
Status of Our Fleet!  Equipment	                     Age	            Replacement	  Target	    4	  –	  2004	  Pumpers	     ...
Staff / Command Vehicle!o  Usually purchased on   state bid!o  Miles and hours are   considerations for   replacement!o  H...
Staff / Command Vehicle

Command Computer !!o  Each command vehicle and fire truck is   equipped with a computer !o  Computer provides mapping, loca...
Replacement of FD Vehicles !!o  The decisions to replace vehicles is   determined by cost/benefit !  o Are repairs beginnin...
What Happens to Retired Vehicles?!o  Sold two fire trucks on E-bay!o  A command vehicle will be moved to reserve   status!o...
Rescue Equipment
  “The Jaws of Life”!o  Hydraulic Rescue Pumpo  Hydraulic Cutter    !     !!o  Hydraulic Spreader!o  Hydr...
Fire Fighters ProtectiveEquipment!o  N.F.P.A. Standards Set Guide Lines On Every   Aspect Of The Fire Service, Especially ...
Cost to Equip Todayʼs
Fire Fighter!Equipment	                 Cost	  Standard Issue Helmet	     $255	  Nomex Hood	        ...
Self Contained Breathing Apparatus(SCBA)!o  Current SCBA systems purchased in 1997!o  Does not have firefighter down locator...
Thermal Imaging Cameras !!o  Approximately $8,000!o  5 year life span!o  CFPD has one confirmed rescue/save   because of a ...
Computer Network System!o  District Wide Management Information System!o  Connects all Four Stations with Headquarters and...
Cain: Search and Rescue Dog!o  Handler is FF/Paramedic   Kyle Brownlow!o  Deployed to Joplin, and   Southern MO on several...
Training!!o  All of our equipment requires extensive training!o  Training has to be part of the decision making process to...
Equipment Needs!o  Computer Software Upgrade Needed To Support Reporting   Requirements!o  New SCBA Systems!o  Two Replace...
Displays !!                Sta;on	                 Tables	  Star;ng	  At	                                             This...
DRAFT!	               Small Group Work Activity!
Select Recorder & Spokesperson!o  Recorder Responsibilities!  o  Complete the requested information on your     groupʼs wo...
Complete the Worksheet !o  Make sure the information recorded on the   worksheet reflects consensus of the group!o  Monitor...
Small Group Work Activity!Task #1!
Small Group Work Activity!Task #2!
Small Group Work Activity!Task #3!
Small Group Work Activity!Task #4!
Small Group Work Activity!Task #5!
Work Activity Reporting!o  Your groupʼs preferred staffing level!o  The level of importance your group placed   on up-to-da...
DRAFT!	                     Thank You!                            !                Next Meeting: Oct. 20  !             To...
CARES Equipment Presentation
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CARES Equipment Presentation

  1. 1. DRAFT!   Welcome! Please introduce yourself to others at your table! Put on a name tag ! Complete the information on the sign-in sheet

  2. 2. CARES Charge!o  Create a long-range plan to meet the communityʼs level of service and protection expectations.!Operational Guidelines!o  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.!
  3. 3. Sign-in Sheet!
  4. 4. I Have a Question!!•  Fill Out Form!•  Call: ! •  636-447-6655 !•  Email:! •  CARES@cottlevillefpd.org!•  Ask During Small Group Work Time!
  5. 5. CARES Online!o  www.CARESforCFPD.com!o  Like us on Facebook!! o www.Facebook.com/CottlevilleFire!
  6. 6. Meeting Materials!o  Cover Sheet!o  Agenda!o  Meeting #2 Summary Documents! o  Verbatim Responses! o  Executive Summary!o  Informational PowerPoint Presentation!o  Work Activity!
  7. 7. CARES Meetings!Date! Meeting Topic!Sept. 8! Kick-Off Meeting!Sept. 22! Staffing!Oct. 6! Equipment!Oct. 20! Operations, Facilities & Programs!Nov. 3! Fire District Finance 101!Nov. 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!
  8. 8. DRAFT!   Cottleville Fire Protection District
 Equipment
 Presented By ! Assistant Chief Scott Freitag!
  9. 9. DRAFT!   Equipment of the Cottleville Fire District!
  10. 10. What we will cover!o  Review of last meeting!o  Vehicles!o  Firefighting equipment!o  Rescue Equipment!o  Computer network systems!
  11. 11. DRAFT!  
  12. 12. DRAFT!   Equipment !
  13. 13. Acronyms!o  National Fire Protection Association (NFPA): Sets industry standards!o  Occupational Safety and Health Association (OSHA)!o  Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)!
  14. 14. Current Fleet! Number  of   Equipment   Pieces   4   2004  Rescue  Pumpers   1   2006  100’  Aerial  Pla9orm     1   1997  Brush  Truck   1   2009  InternaConal  POD  Urban  Search  and  Rescue  Truck   (Paid  for  by  federal  government  as  a  federal  resource)   1   2001  UClity  Pick-­‐up   3   Staff  -­‐  Command  Vehicles  (2003,  2005,  2008)   1   2003  InspecCon  vehicle  
  15. 15. 100ʼ Ladder Truck!o  2006 Ladder Truck – Platform! o  First ladder in district history! o  purchased to meet demands of our growing district! o  Stable work platform ! o  Capable of reaching 7 stories maximum! o  Utilized for all types of structures i.e. garden apartments, commercial, educational, single family residential! o  Safely control large fires when firefighters cannot make entry! o  Rescue from upper stories and/or roof access! o  Currently staffed with 3 fire fighters – should be a minimum of 4!
  16. 16. 100ʼ Ladder Truck - Platform!o  2006 cost $876,881! o Loose Equipment $30,371!o  Capable of carrying 4 firefighters!
  17. 17. Rescue Pumper!o  Replacement Cost $425,000!o  Can carry 4 FFʼs!o  Carries fire, rescue and EMS equipment!
  18. 18. What Does a Rescue Pumper Carry?!o  3-4 firefighters with all o  30 gallons of foam for their protective flammable liquid fires! equipment ! o  Over 1,600ʼ of hose!o  750 gallons of water! o  Nozzles in various sizeso  Ground ladders! for fire attack and water supply!o  Assorted tools used in fire suppression! o  Ventilation fans ! o  Salvage covers !
  19. 19. The Rescue Pumper!o  Hydraulic Rescue Equipment!o  Vehicle Stabilization Strut Kits!o  Lifting Equipment (Air Bags)!o  Cold Water Rescue Suits !o  Rope Rescue Equipment !o  Basic Life Support Equipment ! o  Automated External Defibrillator (AED)!
  20. 20. DRAFT!   Purchasing & Maintenance !
  21. 21. Two Levy Funds ProvideCFPD Revenue!o  Operating Levy Fund! o  Similar to your salary! o  Used for operating costs (Personnel, Utilities, Supplies, General Maintenance, Etc.)!o  Debt Service Levy Fund! o  Similar to a home mortgage! o  Used to pay the principal and interest on the Districtʼs outstanding Bonds for large scale capital improvements (new buildings, roofs, etc.) !o  Spending from the two funds cannot be mixed !
  22. 22. How Do We Purchase?!o  Cannot get a traditional auto loan !o  Taxpayers have given us a bond, which acts as a loan for capital improvement !o  Traditionally use a truck committee to write specs then go out for bid!o  Potential to use the Houston Galveston Area Consortium (HGAC), large group purchasing power!
  23. 23. Maintenance !o  Cannot be paid for out of bond, must be paid out of general operating revenue!o  Intricate pieces of equipment, very expensive to maintain!
  24. 24. Maintenance Comparison!Average Auto (AAA) !! Average Fire Truck!o  Annual Total with Fuel o  Annual Total with Fuel ! $7967! o  Engine 20,000! o  Ladder 39,000!
  25. 25. Maintenance Cost Comparison !
  26. 26. Maintenance Comparison!
  27. 27. Maintenance Comparison!Average Automobile Maint! Average Fire Truck!o  Oil Change $30! o  Oil Change $400!o  Brakes $200 per axle, o  Brakes $1000 rear brakes 75,000 to 100,000 miles! on an engine every 18-24 months. !o  Battery 3-5 yrs $75-$100! o  Batteries x6 every 18-24o  Tires $1000 for 4 with months $560! 40,000-50,000 mile warranty! o  Tires $1500 for 2 fronts! o  $2000 for 4 rear every 18-24 months!
  28. 28. How We Have ReducedExpenditures!o  Purchase batteries direct and install them ourselves!o  Purchase replacement lights direct and replace them in house!o  Purchase brake parts direct, and keep in stock!o  Mobile service comes to the station! o  Cuts down time from two days to 3 hours!
  29. 29. Status of Our Fleet! Equipment   Age   Replacement  Target   4  –  2004  Pumpers   7  years   Beginning  2014  (not  all  at  one  Cme)   1  –  2006  Ladder   5  years   2018  o  Optimum replacement cycle 10 -12 years!o  The Generational Cycle is 5 yrs. ! o  NFPA, OSHA, Apparatus Manufactures Assoc.!o  What does that mean?! o  Every truck over 10 yrs old is in the 3rd generation of obsolescence !
  30. 30. Staff / Command Vehicle!o  Usually purchased on state bid!o  Miles and hours are considerations for replacement!o  Have a constant load over the rear axle!o  Loaded electrical systems!
  31. 31. Staff / Command Vehicle

  32. 32. Command Computer !!o  Each command vehicle and fire truck is equipped with a computer !o  Computer provides mapping, locators, call information, pre-incident plans, and precautionary notes!o  Computers purchased and maintained by the district!
  33. 33. Replacement of FD Vehicles !!o  The decisions to replace vehicles is determined by cost/benefit ! o Are repairs beginning to cost more than the vehicle is worth. ! o Down time, is the vehicle beginning to hinder emergency response?!
  34. 34. What Happens to Retired Vehicles?!o  Sold two fire trucks on E-bay!o  A command vehicle will be moved to reserve status!o  Retired reserve command vehicles are sold at auction!o  We do not currently have a reserve command vehicle!
  35. 35. Rescue Equipment
 “The Jaws of Life”!o  Hydraulic Rescue Pumpo  Hydraulic Cutter ! !!o  Hydraulic Spreader!o  Hydraulic Ram !!o  10 yr generational life span due to auto industry changes! $30,000
  36. 36. Fire Fighters ProtectiveEquipment!o  N.F.P.A. Standards Set Guide Lines On Every Aspect Of The Fire Service, Especially Important Is The Firefighters PPE.!o  All Personal Fire Fighter Equipment Must Meet The N.F.P.A. 1971 And 1500 Standard. !o  New Change: Gear Must Be Replaced At 10 Years!
  37. 37. Cost to Equip Todayʼs
Fire Fighter!Equipment   Cost  Standard Issue Helmet   $255  Nomex Hood   $38  Bunker Coat and Pants   $2,100  Boots   $300  Gloves   $50  S.C.B.A. Face Piece   $225  TOTAL   $2,968  
  38. 38. Self Contained Breathing Apparatus(SCBA)!o  Current SCBA systems purchased in 1997!o  Does not have firefighter down locator capabilities!o  Does not have a heads up display for FF to see how much air is left!o  No longer supported by the manufacturer!o  Cost to replace all SCBA equipment approximately $250,000!o  Currently seeking a grant to off set costs!
  39. 39. Thermal Imaging Cameras !!o  Approximately $8,000!o  5 year life span!o  CFPD has one confirmed rescue/save because of a thermal imager!o  CFPD nearly injured 5 due to failure of the cameras at the end of their life span!
  40. 40. Computer Network System!o  District Wide Management Information System!o  Connects all Four Stations with Headquarters and Dispatch.!o  Tracks all District Incidents!o  Training Records!o  Hydrant Testing Records!o  Inspection Records!o  Truck Maintenance!o  Employee Records & Payroll!o  Antiquated and unreliable with limited support, needs replacement!
  41. 41. Cain: Search and Rescue Dog!o  Handler is FF/Paramedic Kyle Brownlow!o  Deployed to Joplin, and Southern MO on several occasions!o  Largely supported through donations, CFCO and Kyles personal money!
  42. 42. Training!!o  All of our equipment requires extensive training!o  Training has to be part of the decision making process to purchase equipment!o  The world around us changes constantly requiring us to keep up through new equipment and training! o  New construction methods, hybrid vehicles!o  Insurance Services Office (ISO) requires 10,000 hrs of training per year, weʼre under 8000!o  We do not have a FT person to coordinate, plan, or report training!
  43. 43. Equipment Needs!o  Computer Software Upgrade Needed To Support Reporting Requirements!o  New SCBA Systems!o  Two Replacement Staff Vehicles!o  Thermal Imaging Cameras!o  Four Gas Monitoring Equipment!o  Fire Gear I.E. Coats, Pants, Gloves, Hoods, And Boots (Ongoing)!o  Rugged Terrain Vehicle For KATY Trail And Bush Wildlife Response!o  Zodiac Boat For Water Rescue (River And Lake)!
  44. 44. Displays !! Sta;on   Tables  Star;ng  At   This  Sta;on  Thermal Imager, 4 Gas Meter, Gear, Ice 1  &  10  Rescue Suits!Self Contained Breathing Apparatus! 2  &  9  Rescue Dog (Cain), EMS! 3  &  8  Urban Search and Rescue, Jaws of life! 4  &  7  Truck Display in Parking Lot! 5  &  6    
  45. 45. DRAFT!   Small Group Work Activity!
  46. 46. Select Recorder & Spokesperson!o  Recorder Responsibilities! o  Complete the requested information on your groupʼs worksheet!o  Spokesperson Responsibilities! o  Facilitate Discussion! o  Keep Group Focused/On Task! o  Report Groupʼs Information!
  47. 47. Complete the Worksheet !o  Make sure the information recorded on the worksheet reflects consensus of the group!o  Monitor progress to complete the worksheet in allotted time!o  Only the group recorderʼs worksheet will be collected!
  48. 48. Small Group Work Activity!Task #1!
  49. 49. Small Group Work Activity!Task #2!
  50. 50. Small Group Work Activity!Task #3!
  51. 51. Small Group Work Activity!Task #4!
  52. 52. Small Group Work Activity!Task #5!
  53. 53. Work Activity Reporting!o  Your groupʼs preferred staffing level!o  The level of importance your group placed on up-to-date training!o  One staffing or training recommendation!
  54. 54. DRAFT!   Thank You! ! Next Meeting: Oct. 20 ! Topic: Operations, Facilities, Programs !

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