2018 Spring/Summer Bid Information

A Message from Local 167 Secretary Amanda Layne: (bid materials are linked at the end of the message)


Hello All,

It is that time of year again!  We will be starting the bid Monday, February 5th and will be completed Friday, March 2nd.  Attached are the job class bid schedules and the bid calendar.  Bid rules will be approved Thursday and will be emailed out then.  There are no major changes this time around.  The schedules are not available yet and will be emailed out as soon as they are.

Please check your bid time and date and let us know as soon as possible if you foresee any issues with your bid time.  Please also check to see that your FTE is listed correctly.  If there is a discrepancy please contact me as soon as possible.

We will use HipLink to notify you when it is your time to bid, so please have your HipLink notifications on or let us know of a better way to contact you.  The number to reach us at once the bid has started is 651-241-9166.  If you have any questions prior to that please contact either Steve Eiden or myself.

All bid materials, including bid rules and schedules, will also be posted at all report to work locations and on the Union website as soon as they are available.

Seniority was mailed out today.  Please let me know as soon as possible if you have any issues or concerns.

Talk to you soon,


Amanda Layne





Board Member Elections

Nominations are now open for the election of officers for NAGE/IAEP Local R7-167. All nominations must be made on the Nomination/Acceptance Form and must be submitted to Secretary Amanda Layne. They can be mailed to the local P.O. Box, emailed (ajlayne0248@gmail.com) or interoffice mailed to Amanda Layne at the Mounds View Base. Nomination/Acceptance Forms must be received on or before January 19, 2018.

We are hoping to use electronic voting for these elections. More information will be distributed prior to elections about the electronic voting process. Please ensure that we have your correct email address. Results of the elections will be announced at the First Quarter General Membership Meeting in February.

The Local Executive Board offices that are up for elections are Treasurer, District Vice-President VST (EIT), District Vice-President Dispatch, District Vice-President Buffalo and District Vice-President Metro Paramedic. All positions are three years terms except District Vice-President Metro Paramedic. This opening is filling the remaining one year of a three year term.

All candidates must be members in good standing for one (1) year. A person nominated for more than one position must select the office of his or her choice; no person may run for more than one office.

Self nominations are considered accepted upon the Election Officer’s receipt of the Nomination/Acceptance Form on or before January 19, 2018.

All nominations must be seconded by a union member prior to submission.

All nominations not received by January 19, 2018, will be considered a nullity.


Please click these links for the Election Notice and Nomination Form:

Nomination notice 2018

nominations form 2018