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File #: 60181    Version: 1 Name: Amending the 2020 Fire Operating Budget to accept $170,211 from the Wisconsin Hazardous Materials Response System Equipment Grant for the purchase of standardized equipment totaling $170,211 for the Madison Fire Department Hazardous Materials Response Tea
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/9/2020 In control: Fire Department
On agenda: 5/5/2020 Final action: 5/5/2020
Enactment date: 5/12/2020 Enactment #: RES-20-00369
Title: Amending the 2020 Fire Operating Budget to accept $170,211 from the Wisconsin Hazardous Materials Response System Equipment Grant for the purchase of standardized equipment totaling $170,211 for the Madison Fire Department Hazardous Materials Response Team.
Sponsors: Paul E. Skidmore, Syed Abbas

Fiscal Note

The proposed resolution amends the Fire Department’s 2020 Operating Budget by $170,211 for a Wisconsin Hazardous Materials Response System Equipment Grant. The funding will be used to purchase and place into service standardized equipment for the Hazardous Materials Response Team (Munis project #12955). Acceptance of the award requires non-competitive purchases which are requested in a separate resolution (Legistar ID #60202). The grant covers the full cost of the equipment; no additional General Fund appropriation is required.

 

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Amending the 2020 Fire Operating Budget to accept $170,211 from the Wisconsin Hazardous Materials Response System Equipment Grant for the purchase of standardized equipment totaling $170,211 for the Madison Fire Department Hazardous Materials Response Team.

 

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The WI Department of Military Affairs has awarded the City of Madison Fire Department a grant totaling $170,211.00. This grant covers the cost of purchasing and placing into service a Rapid Deployment Kit, $69,211.00, and a Gemini handheld Raman and Infrared Spectrometer instrument, $101,000.00.

 

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 non-competitive purchases to conform to a standardized equipment cache being established authorization of which is requested separately in File 60202; and

 

WHEREAS, the WI Department of Military Affairs has awarded the Madison Fire Department a grant of $170,211.00 to purchase standardized monitoring equipment; and

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, the City approves the acceptance of the Wisconsin Hazardous Materials Response System Equipment Grant award for the purchase of standardized equipment; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the 2020 Operating Budget for the Madison Fire Department be amended upon award to reflect up to $170,211.00 in expenses, offset by revenue of up to $170,211.00.

 

BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, that the Mayor, City Clerk, and other designated officials be authorized to sign the contract award documents.