Minutes for the August 4 Membership Meeting

OPENING

Doulas Griffith called the meeting to order with the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

DEDICATION

Meeting dedication to City Marshal Charles Baker, read by Greg Green.

 

GUESTS

Alexandra del Moral Mealer

Greg Travis

Steve Benavidez with VFW

 

PATROL OFFICER OF THE MONTH / INVESTIGATOR OFFICER OF THE MONTH

Will be held next month since they could not attend.

 

ATO PRESENTATION

Presentation to Officer Jarrid Salle for $120k+ by Officer Meade and Officer Hamm

 

TREASURER’S REPORT

The motion to accept the treasury report was made by Dan Levine, second by Ken Neely, motion carried.

 

COMMUNICATIONS

Kona Ice here today thanks to Tim Whitaker.

Chief wants an average of 1 traffic stop a day in patrol.  Will be looking at it as a group for the next months.

New survey out to North Belt about 12-hour shifts.  Just a survey and will be studied for a while before any implementation.  It was just a survey.

9/11 heroes run coming up soon.

Transformational change in the department has been a topic of conversation and the department is still working on it and gaining feedback from the supervisor class. Commander Garcia is here with his team if you would like to give feedback after the meeting.

There have been changes to the legal plan and TIPP to reflect positive discipline changes in the department and the contract. If anyone would like to see these changes and wants a copy, please contact the HPOU.

Family leave is now active but there are still a lot of questions and HPOU is trying to get answers from the city.  Many people off currently.

There was a family fun day for 300 officers on July 14th to see the Space Cowboys play. Lots of good and bad.  Only 89 people showed out of the 300 that rsvp’d.

All members are FOP.  There was a FOP conference this past weekend.  Lots of good.  Tom Hayes is the state FOP VP.

If you want to take pictures with BARC for the PR campaign, then contact Dan Levine.

 

REMINDERS

HPOU app for your phone is now updated in the google play and the app store.

Minutes are at HPOU.ORG

HPOU provides free online ID protection, please sign up.

All active members with HPOU are members of the FOP Lodge 110.

Reminder city email and city phones are open records request eligible.

Personal injury attorney for family and friends if they need to sure contact Kherkher Garcia law firm.

If you need a will, contact Fulton Broemer, they will do it for free.

Combined insurance provided by HPOU, check plans and rates if interested.

Peer Support is live, contact HOPA, 832-200-3499.

See Public Safety Financial Group (PSFG) if you are thinking about retiring.

Next meeting is Thursday, September 1st.

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

None

 

NEW MEMBERS

All of 254.  Patrick Carraway and Nicholas Sullivan.  Motion by Greg Green, second by John Daily.

 

DOOR PRIZES

Doug announced the door prizes.

 

ADJOURNMENT

Ken Neely made a motion to adjourn the meeting, second by Derek Griffin, motion passed.

 

Minutes prepared by Joey Dunn