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��wcPScp, r0 the c�lG <br />off' s hof <br />F4 9 <br />KITTITAS COUNTY <br />THOSE PRESENT: Alan Crankovich, Obie O'Brien, Paul Jewell (BOCC), Kirk <br />Holmes, Jan 011ivier, Christina Wollman, Doug D'Hondt, <br />Maria Fischer,(PW) , Dan Valoff, Mandy Weed (CDS), Neil <br />Caulkins (PROS), Brenda Larsen, (FM) <br />GUESTS PRESENT: Vernon Swesey, Allison Kimball, Anna Nelson, Jeff <br />Slothower, Lindsey Ozbolt, Mitch Williams, Marc <br />Kirkpatrick, Jan Sharar, Rich Elliot, Jason Smith, Jill <br />Arango, Pat Deneen, Chad Bala <br />MEETING SCHEDULE: Discussion followed on the meeting schedule for Monday <br />study sessions. Alan suggested that as things have picked <br />up, weekly meetings could be done on a trial basis for 90 <br />days. Discussion followed on when to send out the study <br />session agenda. <br />Board Direction: Start weekly Monday study sessions with the February 28th <br />meeting. <br />e <br />IN RURAL AREAS: Brenda presented a draft updated code for fire flow <br />requirements in rural areas and asked for comments. She <br />stated that her office is trying to get in line with the adopted <br />International Fire Code. Alan added that this has been an <br />ongoing discussion for several years, and homes are being <br />placed where they never were before, with Fire <br />Department response times being much slower to these <br />outlying areas. Tender credits, on-site storage tanks and <br />sprinkler systems were all discussed. Suggestions came <br />from the audience on how to handle this issue. Brenda <br />noted that she can contact the ICC for a determination if <br />storage tanks in specific locations would meet the intent of <br />the Code. Alan asked that she provide a map showing all <br />Fire District facility locations in the County. In a long <br />discussion, exemptions were discussed, as were pre - <br />approved fire suppression systems. <br />Board Direction: Fire Marshall to collect comments from the <br />community, and provide the Board a map showing <br />411 N. Ruby, Suite #1 TEL (509) 962-7523 <br />Ellensburg, WA 98926 8APPROOVED FAX (509) 962-7663 <br />1 � 11DId <br />