SOUTH STORMONT, Ontario – The Township of South Stormont has received provincial funding for a new fire truck pumper in the amount of $559,350.
“The Township of South Stormont is thrilled that the province and Township can come together on this project to continue to support the needs and safety of our communities,” said of Stormont Stormont Mayor Bryan McGillis.
With this loan, the Township will be able to purchase a 2020 Freightliner 108SD which can pump 5,000 litres of water a minute and hold 1,000 imperial gallons and 25 imperial gallons of foam. The loan was approved through the province’s Infrastructure Ontario (IO) Loan Program.
“It is very important and beneficial that municipalities have access to the IO in order to undertake crucial upgrades to their municipalities,” said Jim McDonell, MPP for Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry. ”I would like to congratulate South Stormont Mayor Bryan McGills, council and staff for securing this important loan.”