City of Somerville
Massachusetts

Agenda Item
196248

Requesting an appropriation of $5,791 from the Capital Stabilization Fund for a dryer for firefighter protective bunker gear.

Information

Department:FireSponsors:
Category:Mayor's RequestPurposes:Appropriation/Budget

Official Text

To The Honorable Board of Aldermen:

I request an appropriation of $5791.00 for the purchase of a Firefighter bunker gear drying station for the Highland Ave. Fire station. This is necessary to dry firefighter bunker gear after washing or after becoming wet inside the gear increasing the risk of injury.

Respectfully,

Joseph A. Curtatone
Mayor

Meeting History

Feb 18, 2014 7:00 PM Video City Council Regular Meeting
RESULT:REFERRED FOR RECOMMENDATION
Apr 9, 2014 6:00 PM  Finance Committee Committee Meeting

Chief Kelleher spoke about the need for this equipment. Mr. Bean reported that there is $1,822,000 in the Capital Stabilization Fund.

RESULT:APPROVED
Apr 10, 2014 7:00 PM Video City Council Regular Meeting
RESULT:APPROVED. [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:John M. Connolly, William A. White Jr., Matthew McLaughlin, Maryann M. Heuston, Tony Lafuente, Mark Niedergang, Rebekah L. Gewirtz, Katjana Ballantyne
ABSENT:Mary Jo Rossetti, Dennis M. Sullivan, Robert J. McWatters