The Goals and Organization of the Nelson Fire and Rescue Capital Equipment Needs Assessment Committee:
Goal – To help the Nelson Select Board understand and plan for the capital equipment needs of our Fire and Rescue Department and to manage the costs of meeting those needs.
- Meet with the members of the Nelson Fire and Rescue Department to discuss needs for the acquisition of new capital equipment.
- Evaluate the long and short term needs of the Fire Department, review equipment and buildings goals, explore grant options and develop a team to write grant proposals and applications etc.
- Make recommendations to the Nelson Select Board resulting from the studies conducted by the Committee.
- Where appropriate, draft grant applications for Select Board review and approval. Grants to be used for funding for the purchase of the needed capital equipment. (Grant applications require approval and final submission by the Governing Body)
Robert Lenox…….………..Term expires 2022
Barbara Roland…………..Term expires 2021
John Bunce…………………Term expires 2023
Staggered three year terms and 2 non-voting members, The Fire Chief and a Selectmen’s representative.