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File #: 39645    Version: 1 Name: Ironman / Firehouse Subs police donation $18,740
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/7/2015 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: 9/1/2015 Final action: 9/1/2015
Enactment date: 9/4/2015 Enactment #: RES-15-00668
Title: Approving the acceptance of powered air-purifying respirators (valued at $18,740) donated by Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation and the Ironman Foundation
Sponsors: Paul R. Soglin, Denise DeMarb, Paul E. Skidmore
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsWatch
9/1/20151 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt Under Suspension of Rules 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, and 2.25Pass Action details Meeting details Not available
8/7/20151 Police Department RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT UNDER SUSPENSION OF RULES 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, & 2.25 - MISC. ITEMS  Action details Meeting details Not available

Fiscal Note

No appropriation is required.

 

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Approving the acceptance of powered air-purifying respirators (valued at $18,740) donated by Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation and the Ironman Foundation

 

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WHEREAS, the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation and the Ironman Foundation partnered to provide $100,000 in grant funding for first responder groups where Ironman events take place, and Wisconsin is one of the seven communities; and 

 

WHEREAS, the Madison Police Department requested powered air-purifying respirators allows officers to operate more effectively for longer periods within personal protective equipment, enabling them to effectively resolve any public safety incidents involving potential chemical and biological emergency operations.

 

WHEREAS, the foundations have agreed to fully fund this request for thirteen respirators, totaling $18,740; and

 

WHEREAS, the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation will purchase the equipment and have it shipped directly to the Police Department; and

 

WHEREAS, the foundations will celebrate the donation to the Police Department at the upcoming Ironman event on Friday, September 11, 2015.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Common Council approves accepting the powered air-purifying respirators valued at $18,740.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Common Council expresses sincere appreciation for this generous gift from the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation and the Ironman Foundation.