On November 13, 2013, Governor Jack Dalrymple’s office announced the Energy Infrastructure and Impact grants, totaling $12,213,585.00 for Western North Dakota.
This round of grants is to be used to enhance emergency services and fire districts throughout the State’s 17 oil and gas producing counties.
Renville County Rural Ambulance District will be receiving $31,935 for a new ambulance for the Mohall Ambulance Service, and $41,845 for staffing for the Mohall Ambulance Service. This money for the purchase of a new ambulance is in conjunction with other money received from the Renville County Rural Ambulance District, and the new ambulance has been ordered. The money received for staffing will ensure Mohall, Tolley, Lansford, and Sherwood ambulances will continue to respond to our communities and outlying areas with the best possible care, when citizens have a medical emergency.
Mohall Rural Fire District will receive $47,510 for extrication equipment/tools and for a 2014 Ford F550 Cab and Chassis.
Also receiving money from the Energy Infrastructure and Impact grants is the Tolley Fire Department, which will receive $50,000 to build a 60 x 60 building which will house their rescue truck and the Tolley Ambulance which they house at no expense to Mohall Ambulance Service. They will also receive $12,000 for new turnout gear for their volunteer firefighters.