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    I thought I would start this thread with the 1st round getting close to being announced.
    We got the email with the questions so it is looking good for us. Anyone else hear anything yet??
    Good luick everyone.
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    Good luck, Darin. I hope all your hard work pays off
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    Congratulations, Yogi. We haven't heard anything yet.
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    What did you apply for?

    We got the questions yesterday!! yeah! First time for us. We are getting 16 SCBA, 20 Masks, and compressor. $86,000

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    We put in for 15 sets of turnout gear nad 15 pairs of boots and 3 portable radios.
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    We got the questions earlier this month. This would make "#4" for us. We put in for new turnouts this year.
    Smile....it ain't all that bad!!!!!!!

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    We put in for upgrading to five inch supply line and all new hose for two engines. I think it was around $100,000.

    All we can do is pray...

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    Has it been five years already?
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    Looks like we broke our losing streak. Now just awaiting the offical word.

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    Anyone heard from thier congressman yet?

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    No. But Sandoval Fire did. They're only about 30 miles North of me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jboczek
    No. But Sandoval Fire did. They're only about 30 miles North of me.
    Are they in the same congressional district as you? An informal poll this afternoon of 11th congressional district departments (Jerry Weller) shows that no one who has received the Qs and 1199A has been contacted. It appears that some congressional offices are on top of this and some not so.

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    yeah, heard through the vine my department is getting $$$ for new scott airpacks.

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    official word friday.

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    k3, they're in the same congressional district. Shimkus is the rep. They've had their questions and 1199 for quite a while. We just got our questions a couple weeks ago and the 1199 about a month.
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    I received a call from Rep. Ray LaHood this afternoon.
    We are in the money!
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    Congratulations, Les. I haven't heard anything yet.
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    I think that Jack and I will have to wait another week. The phone has been silent...
    Too bad, too. The truck rep is really anxious to get building. Of course, we haven't really chosen anything yet.

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    Just got off the phone with Jerry Weller's office
    $86,593 for SCBAs and Air Compressor

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    I was talking to a help person at DHS about a closing out problem I had and asked him if we were getting funded. He couldn't say but did tell me to be sure and check my e-mail in the morning. The list goes out at 4AM Eastern. That sounded promising. He also told me not to worry if it wasn't on the list this week. 4caster, there's still hope for us. I think the rusty place on our dump valve must have sealed itself up. Hasn't been any water on the floor for a week or so.
    Oh, congratulations K3
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