Rainsville to Purchase Cardiac Monitor

Rainsville to Purchase Cardiac Monitor

Marla Jones, Managing Editor


RAINSVILLE, Ala.-- (Full video on Southern Torch Facebook) The Rainsville City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, November 1st.

The Council approved the purchase of a Lifepak 15 Cardiac Monitor for the Rainsville Fire Department in the amount of  $41,368.98. This purchase will be paid out of American Rescue Plan Account/American Relief Act. 

According to Rainsville Fire Chief, Willimac Wright, this monitor will almost serve as an additional employee for the fire department. The monitor can check blood pressure, oxygen levels, perform manual and automatic defibration, and run EKGs on patients. 

“This will be a lifesaver for people of our community,” stated Rainsville Mayor Rodger Lingerfelt.

In other business, The Council:

  • Approved the bid to replace the Heat/Air pump at the Rainsville Library from DeKalb Refrigeration zz in the amount of $6,850.00
  • Approved the following training:
    •  Kelly Frazier-Clerk’s Conference—November 3-5/Virtual
    • Dean White- FBI Crisis Negotiation
    • Dillion Haney-Police Academy with a 4-year contract to Rainsville Police Department
    • Caleb McSpadden- Police Academy with a 4-year contract to Rainsville Police Department
  • The installation of two new Street Lights—Scott Ave S @Peaceful Acres Subdivision
  • Accept Joel Moncus resignation from the Industrial Development Board
    Add Brad Bunch to the Industrial Development Board
  • Accepted the bid from Lee Boys Construction in the amount of  $27,200.00 for Gravity Sewer Extension Hwy 35—Resolution 11-01-2021

    The next Rainsville Council Meeting will be held on November 15th, 2021. Work session beginning at 4 pm and regular session at 4:30 pm.

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