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Sponsored by: Oates <br />CITY OF SF,WARD, ALASKA <br />RESOLUTION 2009-019 <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEVVARD, <br />ALASKA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO ACCF,PT THE 2008 <br />ASSISTANCE TO FIREFIGHTERS GRANT IN THF. AMOUNT OF $48,607, <br />PLUS UTILIZE $2,430.35 ALREADY BUDGETED AS MATCHING FUNDS, <br />FOR THE PURCHASE OF NEW PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT, <br />EXTRACTOR, DRYER AND STATION MODIFICATIONS, AND <br />APPROPRIATING GRANT FUNDS <br />WHEREAS, in 2007 the local laundry with the proper front loading machines to effectively <br />clean our personal protective equipment was closed; and <br />WHEREAS, this service is not available in house or provided by any local vendors; and <br />WHEREAS, the need to clcau our personal protective equipment to ensure its ability to <br />protect our firefighters while wearing it is of paramount concern; and <br />WH F.RF.AS, the Seward Fire Department, applied for and was awarded the 2008 Assistance <br />to Firefighters Grant in the amowlt of $48,607 with a required 5 °/~ match of $2,430.35; and <br />WHEREAS, this project includes the purchase of new personal protective equipment as well <br />as an extractor and dryer to care for all of our personal protective equipment. <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY <br />OF SEWARD, ALASKA Ulat: <br />Section 1. The City Council authorizes the City Manager to accept the 2008 Assistance to <br />Firefighters Grant in the amount of $48,607.00 and appropriates this amount from grant revenue <br />accowrt no. 101-0000-4680-0200 to the Lire department equipment account uo. 101-1220-5930. <br />Section 2. The required matching funds of $2,430.35 were previously appropriated in the FY <br />2009 Fire Depamnent budget in account #101-1220-5930. <br />Section 3. Funding in the total amount of $51,037.35 is hereby authorized to be spent to <br />purchase personal protective equipment and an extractor and dryer to maintain the equipment. <br />Section 4. This resolution shall lake effect immediately upon its adoption. <br />PASSED AND APPROVED bythe City Council of the cityof Seward, Alaska, this 23"~ day <br />of March, 2009. <br />