Big Flats Fire Department
Protecting the Citizens of the Town of Big Flats
There will be a organizational meeting of the commissioners on 01/14/21 at 6pm and the regular meeting to follow at the fire house.
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.
_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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Election of Commissioner: A commissioner will be elected to a five year term in an election to be held 12/8/2020 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at the firehouse.