Schenectady County awards fire department grants

  • Source: Schenectady Daily Gazette
  • Published: 10/11/2017 01:47 PM

Schenectady County this week awarded $50,000 in grants to 11 volunteer fire companies in the county. Of the money coming from the county budget, the Plotterkill Fire Department received the largest share: $8,200. The Pattersonville department received $8,163, and the Beukendaal department received $8,085. Other volunteer departments receiving grants were Alplaus and Scotia, $5,000 each; Glenville Hills, $4,300; Thomas Corners, $3,500; East Glenville, $3,300; South Schenectady, $1,552; West Glenville, $1,500; and Mariaville, $1,400. The county initiated the grant program this year to provide financial assistance to fire departments outside the city of Schenectady.


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