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File #: 1365-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/16/2017 In control: Public Safety Committee
On agenda: 6/5/2017 Final action: 6/8/2017
Title: To authorize the Department of Public Safety, acting through the Fire Chief, to accept a grant award from the State of Ohio Division of EMS for the purchase of training equipment for the Division of Fire; to appropriate $2,500.00 from the unappropriated balance of the General Government Grant Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($2,500.00)
Attachments: 1. G341701
Explanation

BACKGROUND: The Division of Fire received a grant award from the Ohio Division of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) for EMS training and for the purchase of emergency medical equipment. This legislation accepts the grant and appropriates the funds. This grant allows for the purchase of EMS training equipment used by the Fire Division for paramedic training; including airway training, AED and EKG diagnostics, immobilization and extrication equipment, and mass casualty training equipment. The Fire Division intends to purchase new and repair current CPR manikins during this grant cycle, as manikins are a staple of paramedic training in the Fire Division.

Bid Information: N/A

Contract Compliance: N/A

Emergency Designation: Emergency legislation is requested so that the purchases of equipment may be made within the grant cycle.

FISCAL IMPACT: This ordinance authorizes the Division of Fire to accept a grant award and procure training equipment. This is a 100 percent grant award. There is no matching requirement from the General Fund; all appropriated funds will be reimbursed by the grant award.

Title

To authorize the Department of Public Safety, acting through the Fire Chief, to accept a grant award from the State of Ohio Division of EMS for the purchase of training equipment for the Division of Fire; to appropriate $2,500.00 from the unappropriated balance of the General Government Grant Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($2,500.00)

Body

WHEREAS, it is necessary to authorize the Fire Chief to accept a grant award for the Division of Fire for the purchase of EMS training equipment from the State of Ohio Division of EMS; and

WHEREAS, it is necessary to appropriate funds for said grant; and

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of the Division of Fire, Department of Public Safety, in that it is immediately necessary to authorize and direct the acceptance of grant funds and appropriation of funds so that s...

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