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MOTION:CADDIGAN December 16,1997 <br />Regular Meeting <br />SECOND:HILL Res,No,97-1018 <br />RE:RATIFICATION FOR THE VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, <br />OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES,RESCUE SQUAD <br />ASSISTANCE FUND GRANT APPLICATION AND BUDGET AND <br />APPROPRIATE UP TO $260,000 IN ANTICIPATED GRANT FUNDS <br />ACTION:APPROVED <br />WHEREAS,Prince William County owns seven advanced life support <br />ambulances utilized by both career and volunteer personnel;and <br />WHEREAS,four of these ambulances have been identified for replacement by <br />the Prince William County Department ofFire and Rescue and Public Works,Fleet Management <br />Division;and <br />WHEREAS,the Prince William County Department of Fire and Rescue is <br />seeking financial assistance for the purchase of four replacement ambulances;and <br />WHEREAS,the Commonwealth of Virginia,Department of Health,Office of <br />Emergency Medical Services,awards Rescue Squad Assistance Fund grants in the form of 50 <br />percent matching funds to assist in the purchase of emergency medical services equipment;and <br />WHEREAS,the Prince William County Department ofFire and Rescue staff <br />submitted a grant application on September 15,1997,in order to meet submission deadlines;and <br />WHEREAS,staff recommends the ratification of the actions; <br />NOW,THEREFORE,BE IT RESOLVED that the Prince William Board of <br />County Supervisors does hereby ratify the Department of Fire and Rescue application for grant <br />funds and further approves the Chief of the Department of Fire and Rescue to accept this grant <br />upon approval and to sign appropriate documents; <br />BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Prince William Board of County <br />Supervisors does hereby budget and appropriate an amount not to exceed $260,000 in total <br />budget increases related to the grant,contingent upon the grant award. <br />Index Subobject Amount <br />new index code 1500 $260,000 <br />$260,000newindexcode7410