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File #: 41545    Version: 1 Name: BY TITLE ONLY - Accepting a grant in the amount of $56,825 from the State of Wisconsin Emergency Management to purchase Standardized Radiological testing equipment and amending the Fire Department’s budget if awarded.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/23/2016 In control: BOARD OF ESTIMATES (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 4/19/2016 Final action: 4/19/2016
Enactment date: 4/22/2016 Enactment #: RES-16-00272
Title: The Madison Fire Department is requesting to amend the 2016 operating budget to receive a Homeland Security Grant Award through the WI Department of Military Affairs for $56,825.70 to cover the cost of purchasing and placing into service Standardized HAZMAT Detection Equipment totaling $56,825.70.
Sponsors: Paul E. Skidmore
Attachments: 1. MFD WEM Grant.pdf

Fiscal Note

The grant will cover all costs for the equipment.  There is no impact on the levy.

 

17467-30-150     $56,825.70

17467-30-220    ($56,825.70)

 

Title

The Madison Fire Department is requesting to amend the 2016 operating budget to receive a Homeland Security Grant Award through the WI Department of Military Affairs for $56,825.70 to cover the cost of purchasing and placing into service Standardized HAZMAT Detection Equipment totaling $56,825.70.

 

Body

The WI Department of Military Affairs has awarded the City of Madison Fire Department a grant totaling $56,825.70 for LaBr Detector, Radiation Alarming Personnel (Gamma and Neutron) for $36,484.00 and  a RadEye PRD Detector, Radiation Alarming Personnel (Gamma and Neutron) for $20,341.70.

 

WHEREAS, Madison Fire Department has a contract with the State of Wisconsin as a Type II Hazardous Material Response Team and;

 

WHEREAS, the grant award requires purchasing of specified equipment and acceptance of award requires a sole source purchase to conform to a standardized equipment cache being established.

 

WHEREAS, the Department of Military Affairs has awarded the Madison Fire Department a grant of $56,825.70 to purchase standardize monitoring equipment;

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the 2016 Operating Budget for the Madison Fire Department shall be amended to reflect receipt and expenditures of $56,825.70 for the purposes and at the costs described above.