PROJECT TITLE: Fire Engine
DEPARTMENT: Fire and Rescue
BUDGET CODE: 312-3211-432.82-05
JUSTIFICATION: Improve existing service
START DATE (FY): 2024
END DATE (FY): 2024
Purchase a department-owned fire engine to support operations and community service delivery. The fire engines currently within the fleet are owned by the Volunteers Fire Stations and they are reaching their service life expectancy and the volunteers have no replacement plan. The current age of the fleet fire engines is anywhere between 11-31 years old with the average being 19 years old. The NFPA’s suggested replacement of fire engines is every 10 years.
RELATIONSHIP TO STRATEGIC PLAN:
Goal 5 - Support the City's high-performing operations with effective communication, innovation, and sound fiscal policies.
PROJECT OBJECTIVES / STATUS:
1. Replace an aging fire engine.
2. Enhance the service delivery capabilities of the department.
3. Reduce the financial burden on the volunteer stations.
Note: Reference period 2022-23 includes all prior years and 2028-29 includes all future years.
Minimal or no change in operating costs expected.