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RESOLUTION 2009-4

A RESOLUTION TO APPLY FOR FIRE TRUCK GRANT.
WHEREAS, the Johnson City Council has determined that the Johnson Community
meets eligibility requirements necessary to apply for a grant under the Arkansas Rural
Community Grant Programs; and
WHEREAS, the Johnson Community has presented plans to purchase a Ladder type fire
truck capable of fighting multi-story building fires; and
WHEREAS, the City Council of Johnson recognizes the need for the project, concurs in
its importance, and supports the Johnson Community in its efforts to proceed with the same; and
WHEREAS, the Johnson community has furnished proof that they have raised
$15,000 & through community cash and/or in-kind donations to be applied to the project as a local match:
THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF JOHNSON
ARKANSAS:
1. That the City Council hereby appropriates the sum of $15,000 to complete
the local match money requirement for the project described herein;
2. That Lonnie Barren, as Mayor of Johnson is hereby authorized to submit an
application of formal request to the Arkansas Rural Development Commission for purposes of securing state grant funds in the amount of $15,000 to aid and assist the Johnson Community in executing the proposed project described herein and that the Mayor or Recorder/Treasurer of Johnson is further authorized to administer the grant funds for the same project.