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CL-2624 Consent Agenda   Item #: C.       
Meeting Date: 10/19/2021  
Subject:    Assistance to Firefighters Grant
From: David Coffey

First Reading:      10/07/2021                                                                     
Final Adoption: 10/19/2021
The City has received notification from the Department of Homeland Security that the Danville Fire Department has been approved to receive funding from the 2020 Assistance to Firefighters Program in the amount of $115,360.91 for the purchase of vehicle extrication equipment for three fire trucks, with local funding of $11,536.09.
Funds from the Department of Homeland Security are given to the Assistance to Firefighters Program, to assist in helping localities throughout the Commonwealth upgrade their equipment for the safety of the public and firefighters, with respect to fire and fire-related hazards. The grant must be used within twenty-four months of receipt of funds.
It is recommended that City Council approve the attached Ordinance Amending the Fiscal Year 2022 Budget by increasing the revenue to anticipate the receipt of the grant funds from the Department of Homeland Security. 



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