Board approves funds to outfit new Tahoe

FLINT TWP.— The Flint Township Board of Trustees recently approved spending $7,356.70 to outfit a new Chevrolet Tahoe with lighting, siren and radio for emergency operations for the Flint Township Fire Department.

The board approved buying the 2019 Chevrolet Tahoe 4WD Special Services Command Vehicle at its March 18 meeting. The vehicle was purchased from Hank Graff Chevrolet at a cost of $36,862.48. Bids received for the improvements to the vehicle were Priority One Emergency, $7,356.70; Apollo Fire Equipment Co., $9,577.75; and Pro Comm Inc., $9,930.

The improvements that need to be made to the vehicle and their cost include: Whelen siren speaker, $204.99; Whelen inner edge Tahoe front, $799.99; Whelen lamp inner edge, $854.99; CenCom sapphire siren, $849.99; Whelen T Ion red/amber under hatch warning, $219.98; Whelen T Ion red/amber license plate lights, $219.98; Whelen wide Ion red C/D window, one per side, $199.98; Whelen 3-inch round compartment, two on hatch, one in rear cargo area, $158.97; Whelen 2015 Tahoe mirror beams RR, $299.99; Whelen T Ion mini red, $179.98; Whelen wide Ion red, $399.96; Whelen Ion mount kit, $24.99; Whelen Impala/Tahoe flasher, $74.99; Whelen tail light lasher, $73.99; Havis Tahoe 2015+ console package, $606.99; Havis telescoping pole with handle, $138.99; Havis action adapter, $277.99; Havis shields mic clip bracket, $25.98; magnetic mic clip, $63.98; wire, fuses, connectors, loom, $350; and labor $1,330. — J.J.