Staff recommends acceptance of the Florida Department of Health grant to purchase a
LifePak 15 Monitor / Defibrillator.
The Fire Department currently has four LifePak 12 monitor/defibrillators. They are all
over ten years old and near the end of their functional life. This grant will allow the Fire
Department to replace one of these machines.
1. Accept the Florida Department of Health grant, or;
2. Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate
The total cost is $30,737.33. The grant is a 75% and 25% matching grant. The Florida
Department of Health will provide $23,053 and the City of Leesburg will be responsible
for $7,684.33. Funds are available in the FY 2010 – 2011 budget for the match. A budget
adjustment will be necessary to add the additional revenue and expense into the current
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RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF A MATCHING GRANT FROM THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO PURCHASE A LIFEPAK 15 MONITOR / DEFIBRILLATOR OF $23,053.00 AND A CITY OF LEESBURG MATCH ON $7,684.33, NOT TO EXCEED $30,737.33; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA:
THAT the Fire Department is authorized to accept a grant from the Florida Department of Health whose address is BEMS Grant Program, 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin C18, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1738, for a 75% and 25% matching grant.
THAT this resolution shall become effective immediately.
PASSED AND ADOPTED by the City Commission of the City of Leesburg, Florida, at a regular meeting held the 25th day of July, 2011