THURSDAY MARCH 09, 2017; 11:30A-1:00P

Firefighter Hall & Museum

Registration/Lunch (starting at 11:30a):

Buffet Lunch

Local Business (11:45 - 12:00p):

Board Elections: Three board position elections in the May meeting

Code Corner: Panel training

Presentation: Assisted Living Occupancies Requirements (12:00p - 1:00p):

 Tom will be discussing the building and fire code requirements for new and existing Housing with Services Establishments providing Assisted Living Services. Topics will include occupancy classifications (Group R-2, R-3, R-4 and I-1), fire alarm and fire sprinkler requirements and locking arrangements.

Tom Jenson had 31 years in the fire service at Edina with 12 years as Fire Marshal retiring in August of 2012. Tom was hired part time by the State Fire Marshal Division in April 2013 to research two projects, one being Housing with Services Assisted Living code requirements and their locations throughout Minnesota and make recommendations to the State Fire Marshal for a possible inspection team in the future. In December of 2013 Tom was hired full time by the SFMD as the code specialist. Tom has also been a member of the MSFCA fire code committee since 2003 and involved in the development of the 2003, 2007 and 2015 Minnesota State Fire Code.

Meeting Notes:

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 Location: The Firefighters Hall & Museum

 664 22nd Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418

 The museum is located at the intersection of 22nd Ave NE & Madison St NE, between Edison High School Athletic Field to the east and the train tracks to the west.

Parking: Free parking is available via a small lot for the museum and by on-street parking.

                Browsing and wandering the museum is encouraged.

                Fees: NOW TAKING CREDIT CARDS! Online or at the meeting.

                AHJs                                      = $10

                AFAA Members = $25

                Non-Members = $30

                PDH Certificates are available to AHJs and AFAA Members

Upcoming General Membership Meetings - Tentative

                11:30am to 1:00pm at the Firefighters Hall & Museum

                May 11, 2017: Incipient Smoke Detection

                Sep 14, 2017: Center for Medicare/Medicaid Services (DMS) Update

                Nov 09, 2017: Joint with SFPE

                Jan 2018:

                Mar 2018:

                May 2018:

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