Archive for ◊ February, 2011 ◊

Author: admin
• Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

North Canton Fire Department

North Canton Fire Department received their second grant in two years. This year it was to replace outdated communications equipment in the amount of a quarter of a million dollars. Congratulations to the department in being one of the first departments in Stark County to upgrade their communications equipment to be in compliance with the new FCC regulations of being P25 compliant. Congratulations again in having the ability with the help of the AFG in bringing your communications equipment up to par!!

Author: admin
• Thursday, February 17th, 2011

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Author: admin
• Thursday, February 17th, 2011

Three of our clients received funding for vehicles in this round:

1. Mineral City Volunteer Fire Department (2nd grant this year) - after recieving funding in the operations categorty received $200,000 to purchase a new vehicle from the AFG. Kudos to Mineral City!!!

2. Rochester Volunteer Fire Department  - In their first attempt to replace thier vehicle, Rochester Volunteer Fire Department was successful in receiving funding to do so. The total grant request came to $250,000.00. Congratulations to the Fire Department and all of its members!!

3. Unionport Fire & Rescue, Inc. - received $220,000.00 in funding to replace an old vehicle with a new roadworthy and safe vehicle.  

Not to demminish the others that were awarded who are just as important, Moorefield Township Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. is just as equally if not more happier seeing as they just received their THIRD Grant in (2) years from the AFG. Their total grant application request for 2010 came to $37,700.00. Congratulations Again X3!!!!!!!!

Author: admin
• Thursday, February 17th, 2011

MOGADORE FIRE DEPARTMENT - received funding to revonate their fire station to install a sprinkler system through out their structure. Total amount awarded for this project came to $54,560.00. Congratualtions on your award!

SOUTH AMHERST VILLAGE FIRE DEPARTMENT - A 2nd grant in two years is what South Amhers Fire Department is dealing with. This grant will help the department to purchase much need equipment to replace old equipment on the department. The total cost for this project came to $30,200.00. Congratulations again on this grant award.

SUGARCREEK FIRE DEPARTMENT - Another department that has received two grants in two years. The total cost for the grant application this year came to $90,563.00. This grant will replace our old communications equipment with new communications equipment that meets the new P25 Compatability requirements. Congratulations again.

CULLODEN VULONTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT, INC. (WEST VIRGINIA) - First time applicants received funding to purchase a RIT PACK (Rapid Intervention Team Pack) as well as a TIC (Thermal Imaging Camera) for the department. The total cost for this grant came to $8,900.00. Congratulations to the members and the department.

Author: admin
• Thursday, February 17th, 2011

CITY OF MEDINA FIRE DEPARTMENT - received funding from the AFG FEMA Grant in the amount of $33,500 to help purchase new Extrication Equipment that replaced equipment that was in excess of 20 years of age. This is the first AFG Grant that Medina has ever received. Congratulations to them and their members.

STONE CREEK VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT - After numerous attempts, Stone Creek VFD received funding to purchase PPE for their members to replace their old gear. The total cost of this grant came to $86,085.00. Congratulations to the fire department and the members and stay safe!

FLORENCE TOWNSHIP FIRE DEPARTMENT - Florence Township received their 2nd grant in three (3) years to help update their PPE and Equipment. This grant brought the department into compliance with NFPA standards with regard to PPE. The total cost for this project came to $43,557.00. Congratulations and good luck!

PLEASANT TOWNSHIP FIRE DEPARTMENT - After the second attempt at trying to recieve funding to replce their old dilapitated vehicle, Pleasant Township Fire Department finally succeeded in securing funding through the AFG Program to be albe to purchase a new safe and roadworthy vehicle for the department. The total cost for this vehicle was $280,000.00. Congratulations on the award and appreciatation for your consistence and trust in us.