Vineland City Council approved a $5 million bond ordinance designated for capital improvements across various Vineland departments.
The largest chunk of money – more than $2 million – is earmarked for the Vineland Fire Department and will cover, among other things, a new ladder truck, engine and personal protective equipment for firefighters.
The Public Works Department will see $625,000 for heavy duty and departmental equipment, while the city’s Emergency Medical Services is allotted $537,000 for “emergency vehicles and associated equipment, including an ambulance and command vehicle,” according to the ordinance.
Other improvements named by the city include:
- Buildings – $150,000 for various improvements and the acquisition of departmental equipment.
- Health Operations – $50,000 for the acquisition of vehicles, including sport utility vehicles.
- Code Enforcement – $50,000 for the acquisition of vehicles, including sport utility vehicles.
- Engineering Department – $20,000 for software improvements.