Vineland approves $5 million bond for capital improvements

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.

 

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