August 9, 2016
MEMO TO: Mayor Barber and Board of Commissioners
FROM: Frank A. Rush, Jr., Town Manager
SUBJECT: Budget Amendment – General Fund (Fire Grant)
The Board of Commissioners is asked to approve the attached General Fund budget amendment formally recognizing grant funds and appropriating the required local match for a recently awarded Fire grant.
The attached budget amendment appropriates a total of $154,200 for the purchase of 24 new self-contained breathing apparatus (air-packs) and associated equipment (spare cylinders, face masks, and other) for EIFD personnel.
The attached budget amendment includes $146,858 of grant funds from the US Fire Administration. An additional $7,342 is appropriated from General Fund balance for the required 5% match.
I recommend approval of the attached General Fund budget amendment.