Final month the Marinette County Board of supervisors permitted contributing $43,900 to the Metropolis of Marinette in direction of the acquisition of a brand new 24 ft analysis and rescue airboat with the caveat that the county be prepared to make use of the airboat. However, at yesterday’s County Board meeting a movement was launched forth by Supervisor Allen to rethink motion taken by the County board to switch the $43,900 to the Metropolis of Marinette for acquire of the Airboat. Contemplating the truth that the Metropolis of Marinette has not too way back allotted $500 per personnel for COVID-19 vaccinations utilizing ARPA sources after they might have utilised their ARPA money within the path of the funding of the airboat reasonably of asking the County for funding. County Administrator John Lefebvre states, “the City of Marinette bought $1.1 million in ARPA funding.”
Supervisor Ken Keller suggests, “there’s a trigger why the metropolis is looking for participation within the acquiring of the airboat.”
Instantly after a prolonged dialogue, the board voted, and it arrived in at 14 in favor of the airboat to 13 not in favor. The envisioned delivery and supply date of the airboat is mid-January.