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File #: R-13-213   
Type: Resolution Status: Enacted
File created: 8/19/2013 In control: City Council
Final action: 10/21/2013
Enactment date: 11/5/2013 Enactment #: R-2013-107
Title: Appropriating FY/14 General Funds To The Fire Department To Establish A Rescue Unit At Fire Station 2 (Benton)
Attachments: 1. R-213, 2. R-213final, 3. R-213Enacted
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
11/5/2013 City Clerk Published  Action details
11/3/2013 Mayor Signed by the Mayor  Action details
10/25/2013 City Council Sent to Mayor for Signature  Action details
10/21/2013 City Council MotionFail Action details
10/21/2013 City Council Passed as AmendedPass Action details
10/21/2013 City Council AmendedPass Action details
9/16/2013 City Council Accepted with a Recommendation Do Pass  Action details
9/9/2013 Finance & Government Operations Committee Sent to Council with a recommendation of Do PassPass Action details
8/19/2013 City Council Introduced and Referred  Action details
8/19/2013 President Referred  Action details

CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTIETH COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. R-13-213 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Isaac Benton


RESOLUTION
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Appropriating FY/14 General Funds To The Fire Department To Establish A Rescue Unit At Fire Station 2 (Benton)
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APPROPRIATING FY/14 GENERAL FUNDS TO THE FIRE DEPARTMENT TO ESTABLISH A RESCUE UNIT AT FIRE STATION 2.
WHEREAS, a transport capable rescue company is operated by paramedics and contains equipment that is available for advanced life saving procedures; and
WHEREAS, construction of Fire Station 2 was completed in December 2012; and
WHEREAS, the new Fire Station 2 currently does not have a rescue company but has the space to accommodate an advanced life support rescue company; and
WHEREAS, an advanced life support rescue company at Station 2 will reduce rescue response time for residents living in the Station 2 service area; and
WHEREAS, an advanced life support rescue company at Station 2 will directly reduce response times for Rescues 1 and 3; and
WHEREAS, an advanced life support rescue company at Station 2 will also reduce response times for Rescues 7, 11 and 13, which serve as back-up for Rescues 1 and 3.
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL, THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE:
Section 1. The following amount is hereby appropriated for Fiscal Year 2014 from available fund balance:
GENERAL FUND - 110
Albuquerque Fire Department
Emergency Response $400,000
This amount ($400,000) is for staffing and operating expenses for an advanced life support rescue company at Fire Station 2 commencing January 1, 2014.
Section 2. $269,000 of the balance remaining in activity 7500030, which consists of photo enforcement funding allocated for the construction of Fire Station 2, is hereby designated to purchase a rescue vehicle for an advance life support company located at Fire Station 2.



















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