FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 4, 2001
The building's community room will be renovated into additional office and meeting space. The heating/air conditioning and ventilation systems will be reconfigured and the electrical system will be replaced. The city is contributing $29,195.
This Illinois FIRST project was initiated by State Sen. Stanley B. Weaver, R-Urbana.
Other Illinois FIRST grants announced by Ryan:
$85,000 to the Bement Fire Protection District to construct a new firehouse. This project was initiated by State Rep. Julie A. Curry, D-Mt. Zion.
$50,000 to the Westfield Fire Protection District to build an addition to its fire house. This project was initiated by State Sen. Judith A. Myers, R-Danville.
$50,000 to the Oakland Fire Protection District to purchase a used pumper truck. This project was initiated by Myers.
$40,000 to the City of Charleston to construct a band shelter in Kiwanis Park. This project was initiated by Myers.