05: Fire Department Equipment Project

Project Statement

This project will provide funding for replacement of fire safety equipment with safer, more effective models to sustain and improve the services provided to the community.  Depending upon costs and funding availability, examples of eligible sub-projects may include, but not be limited to, new sets of personal protective equipment (PPE) that includes coat, pants, helmet, hood, gloves, boots and accessories; drying cabinets for PPE; automatic defibrillators; thermal imaging cameras; portable radios; breathing air refill compressors; PPE gear; ballistic rescue vests; hydraulic rescue tools; breathing apparatus; and other equipment as may be needed for Fire & Emergency Rescue.  Additionally, to the extent allowed by law, funds may be used as matching funds for leveraging grant opportunities.

Estimated Cost:  
SPLOST 2020 Budget
$2,739,800
Estimated Annual Operating Impact
$35,000

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