Agenda Item # 3
Columbus Consolidated Government
Council Meeting

01/09/2018
Agenda Report # 63


TO: Mayor and Council

SUBJECT: Donation for Fire/EMS

INITIATED BY: Fire and EMS


Recommendation: Approval is requested to accept the donation of 74 Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA’s), 100+ Masks, and Miscellaneous Parts from the Fort Benning Fire Department.

Background: This donation is part of the “Public to Public Initiative” through the Federal Government which allows government agencies to donate items to local jurisdictions. This donation will save the city money in replacement cost of purchasing new SCBA’s for approximately $400,000.

Analysis: Fire and EMS is requesting to accept the donation of 74 SCBA’s, 100+ Masks, and Miscellaneous Parts from the Fort Benning Fire Department.

Financial Considerations: This will be at no cost to the City as it is a donation.

Projected Annual Fiscal Impact Statement: None is expected.

Legal Considerations: Council must approve this donation.

Recommendations/Actions: Approve the donation of the donation of 74 SCBA’s, 100+ Masks, and Miscellaneous Parts from the Fort Benning Fire Department.



A RESOLUTION
NO. ______


A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING TO APPROVE AND ACCEPT THE DONATION OF 74 SELF CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS (SCBA), 100 SCBA MASKS, MISCELLANEOUS SCBA PARTS FROM FORT BENNING FIRE DEPARTMENT.

WHEREAS, Columbus Fire and EMS would like to accept the donation of 74 SCBA’s, 100+ Masks, and Miscellaneous Parts to be utilized to replaced existing department SCBA’s that need replacement; and,

WHEREAS, this donation will save the city money in replacement cost of purchasing new SCBA’s for approximately $400,000; and,

WHEREAS, this donation is part of the “Public to Public Initiative” through the Federal Government which allows government agencies to donate items to local jurisdictions.

NOW, THEREFORE, THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA, HEREBY RESOLVES AS FOLLOWS:

That the City Manager, or his designee, is hereby authorized to accept the donation of 74 SCBA’s, 100+ Masks, and Miscellaneous Parts from the Fort Benning Fire Department.
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Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia, held the __________ day of ____________, 2018 and adopted at said meeting by the affirmative vote of _______ members of said Council.


Councilor Allen voting __________.
Councilor Baker voting __________.
Councilor Barnes voting __________.
Councilor Davis voting __________.
Councilor Garrett voting __________.
Councilor Henderson voting __________.
Councilor Huff voting __________.
Councilor Thomas voting __________.
Councilor Turner Pugh voting __________.
Councilor Woodson voting __________.



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Tiny B. Washington, Clerk of Council Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor