Senator Manning and Representative Stein Announce Funds for Huron and Lorain County
COLUMBUS—State Senator Nathan Manning
(R-North Ridgeville) and State Representative Dick Stein
(R-Norwalk) are pleased to announce that one-time funding will be awarded to fire departments in both Huron and Lorain Counties as a result of House Bill 110, the State’s Operating Budget.
The Funding will be utilized by the fire departments to purchase new equipment and cover training costs. Both Senator Manning and Representative Stein voted for the State Budget and were thrilled to support the legislation which will have a positive impact throughout the state.
“Firefighters play a vital role in keeping our communities safe,” said Manning. “We are happy to support their departments’ efforts to acquire top-grade equipment and provide proper training so they can continue to provide essential services to our communities.”
In total, fire departments were awarded $50,000 in Huron County and $125,000 in Lorain County. For a further breakdown to see the departments granted funding throughout the two counties please review the attached PDF Document
“It is imperative we provide our first responders with necessary funding to ensure they are able to maintain public safety while operating with the utmost training and the best equipment,” said Stein.
The departments that were awarded funding submitted applications via the State Fire Marshal’s Fire Department Grant Program.