RESOLUTION TO EXPEND a SUM NOT EXCEEDING $85,000.00 FROM THE CAPITAL RESERVE FUND FOR THE PURCHASE OF FIREFIGHTING GEAR AND EQUIPMENT

WHEREAS, pursuant to General Municipal Law §6-g, the Big Flats Fire District No. 1, Town of Big Flats, County of Chemung, State of New York, did establish the Capital Reserve Fund, a general capital reserve fund to finance the cost of acquisition of  firefighting gear and equipment necessary for the fire operations of the district; and

WHEREAS, the Big Flats Fire District #1 has reviewed and accepted a proposed bid from LaFrance Equipment Corporation for the purchase of new and unused Globe Xtreme 3.0 Jackets (30 Ct.) at the price of $1,383.93 each and Globe IH Pants (30 Ct.) at the price of $1,385.49 each, with additional lettering cost;

 WHEREAS, the Big Flats Fire District No. 1 is accepting said bid proposal based upon a 2018 public contract awarded by New York State for the same gear and equipment;

WHEREAS, the Big Flats Fire District No. 1 has accepted and awarded the bid for the acquisition of the Globe Xtreme 3.0 Jackets (30 Ct.) at the price of $1,383.93 each and Globe IH Pants (30 Ct.), with lettering cost, at the total price not exceeding of $85,000.00; and

WHEREAS, the Big Flats Fire District No. 1 finds that the gear and equipment stated herein is necessary for the firefighting operations of the District;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Big Flats Fire District No.1 is hereby authorized to expend from the Capital Reserve Fund an amount not to exceed $85,000.00 for the purchase a new and unused Globe Xtreme 3.0 Jackets (30 Ct.) at the price of $1,383.93 each and Globe IH Pants (30 Ct.), with lettering; and

IT IS FURTHER RESOLVED that this resolution and these expenditures are subject to a permissive referendum.

Dated: ___2/17/18_________

 

_Tina L. Blaser_, Secretary

BOARD OF FIRE COMMISSIONERS

     BIG FLATS FIRE DISTRICT No.1

 

505 Maple Street

Big Flats, New York 14814

Referendum for purchasing equipment

The Big Flats Fire Department District 1 is purchasing 20 air masks, 30 masks, 40 air bottles for their firefighters. The equipment is being purchased from MES and the total cost is $138,240.00. The equipment is to replace older equipment and needed for new fire truck. The equipment will be delivered in the next 30 days.

Tina Blaser Secretary

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On December 11th, 2018 the Big Flats Fire Department District 1 is hosting their annual election for Commissioner. The voting will be at the Big Flats Fire Department from 6-9 pm. If this is a position you are interested in, declare your nomination by November 21, 2018. This a 5 year term starting January 1, 2019.
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