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Department for Trustees to place on their signature lines on their email accounts. He provided the Trustees with information cards to hand out to members at events and retirement dinners. He presented an information flyer that contains the month’s newsletter and showcases the services that LAFRA provides. He also provided a sample of the marketing materials created by the Marketing Department for the Golf Tournament and reported that they netted over $100K at last year’s tournament.


ADMINISTRATIVE COMMITTEE REPORT


Barry Hedberg presented the following motions.


The committee recommends and I so move to pay the usual and customary bills in the amount of $1,925,243.70. There was no discussion or objections.


Motion carried to pay the usual and customary bills in the amount of $1,925,243.70.


The committee recommends and I so move to approve $500 for a pancake breakfast for the Fresno Fire Department. There was no discussion or objections.


Motion carried to approve $500 for a pancake breakfast for the Fresno Fire Department.


The committee recommends and I so move to approve $500 for the Drill Tower graduation ceremony. objections.


There was no discussion or ASSISTANCE COMMITTEE


Motion carried to approve $500 for the Drill Tower Graduation Ceremony.


The committee recommends and I so move to approve $200 for the LAFD Civilian Employee Recognition awards. There was no discussion or objections.


Motion carried to approve $200 for the LAFD CER awards.


MEDICAL COMMITTEE REPORT David Peters presented the following motion.


The committee recommends and I so move to accept the applications to the Medical Plan. There was no discussion and no objections.


Motion carried to accept all applications to the Medical Plan.


David Peters reported on the Express Scripts meeting last month and indicated that they discussed issues with service problems with work comp and progress of the EGWP program.


James Coburn presented the following motions.


The committee recommends and I so move to accept the donations in the amount of $41,464.23 to the Widows, Orphans & Disabled Firemen’s Fund. There was no discussion or objections.


Motion carried to accept the donations in the amount of $41,464.23 to the Widows, Orphans & Disabled Firemen’s Fund.


The committee recommends and I so move to approve the financial assistance applications for surviving spouses, active and retired members. There was no discussion or objections.


Motion carried to approve the financial assistance applications for surviving spouses, active and retired members.


ADVANCEMENT COMMITTEE REPORT


The committee recommends and I so move to advance funds for both active and retired members. There was no discussion or objections.


There was no discussion or objections. Motion carried to pay the above Relief benefits.


James Coburn read the names of members who recently passed and asked for a moment of silence from the Board.


MEMORIALS


James E. Barr Robert Lee Aaron Robert J. Patterson Lawrence L. Harris Burton M. Hosterman Robert A. Moore Burdette Creath Horold Myers, Jr. Donald L. Miller


RELIEF COMMITTEE REPORT James Coburn presented the following motion.


The committee recommends and I so move to pay:


The Sick & Injury benefits in the amount of $22,014.56 The Estate Planning benefit in the amount of $5,500, The Life & Accident Death Benefits in the amount of $24,000 The Relief Death Benefits in the amount of $40,500.


Motion carried to advance funds for both active and retired members.


GRAPEVINE/WEB REPORT


David Wagner reported that they have had good participation with the Battalion News thanks to the Trustees. He reported that the Hook & Ladder article will be in the June issue as well as the Lane Kemper Softball Tournament.


SECRETARY’S REPORT


Andy Kuljis reported that they have made some changes on how they report member deaths and how they contact the LAFD when making requests of participation from the department.


SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE REPORT


Rick Godinez reported that the essays are currently being graded and indicated that they should know who the winners are by the following week. He stated that they will present the winners at the June 3rd Board meeting.


SETTING OF DATES


1) Lane Kemper Softball Tourn – May 13th 2) LAFRA Pechanga Reunion – May 18 – 22 3) Practice Picnic HFF – May 30th 4) Hope for Firefighters – June 4th 5) Fahrenheit 911 @ FS 88 – June 6th 6) Fire Hog Ride – June 13th 7) Colorado Springs Fallen Firefighter Memorial – September 19th


8) LAFD Memorial – October 11th 9) IFEBP Annual Conference (Hawaii) – November 8th – 11th


RETIREMENT DINNERS


1) Wendell F. Smith – May 8th Odyssey Restaurant


2) Ron Myers – May 9th Seirra La Verne Country Club


3) Gary Makale – May 20th Dalmatians American Club of San Pedro


4) Albert Luna – June 20th The Trump Homes 5) Tim Traurig – June 26th Odyssey Restaurant


ADJOURNMENT


Juan Albarran entertained a motion to adjourn. David Lowe so moved. Rick Godinez seconded. There was no discussion and no objections.


Motion carried to adjourn. The Board of Trustees meeting adjourned at 12:07 p.m.


Juan Albarran, President


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