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Supervisors Submit Homeland Security Grant Application

Sonora, Ca — The Tuolumne County Board of Supervisors voted to submit an application package to the state requesting $216,474 from the 2008 Homeland Security Grant Program.

The big-ticket items include spending $100,300 on an Access Control Security System, $42,608 on Turnout Protective Garments and $21,876 on training.

The list of items was compiled collectively by members of the Sheriff´s Office, Health Department, EMS, County Fire Department, County OES, City of Sonora Fire and the Sonora Police Department.

The grant application was approved 4-0 by the Board of Supervisors. Tuolumne County has been participating in the State Homeland Security Grant Program since 1999, as it helps purchase equipment and fund enhanced training.

Written by BJ Hansen