Jenkinsburg held a dedication ceremony for its new E-One Freightliner Rescue Pumper, which replaces a 1996 E-One fire truck, reports Jackson Progress-Argus.
The city council passed a resolution to enter a five-year lease/purchase agreement for the truck. The total cost of the truck is $268,387. The city will use SPLOST funds to make an initial down payment of $50,000 and the remaining $218,387 will be financed at a rate of 3.52%. Four additional annual payments of $50,000 and a final $41,419.37 payment will also come from SPLOST allocations.