Fire Grant Council

Fire Grant Council

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Fire Grant Council Meeting Agenda (Oct 11-13, 2021)
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Fire Grant Council Meeting Notice (Oct 11-13, 2021)
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FY22 Fire Protection Grant Summary

231 Applications were reviewed and scored.

  • The state was divided into north and south sections.
  • Three councilors from the north reviewed and scored applications from the south, and three councilors from the south reviewed applications from the north.
  • The three scores for each department were merged and averaged. Each department’s ISO rating was then added to the raw score for a final ranking. Any outliers were reviewed by the council. This method ensures that all applicants were evaluated equally with respect to the critical nature of the request and their ISO rating.

249 applications were started with 231 submitted for review.

  • Total amount of the requests: $56,134,177.
  • Total cost of all projects being undertaken by applicants:  $68,042,097.

90 applications reviewed for awards with 5 denied funding.

  • 141 of the 231 applications were not funded due to a lack of funds.

85 applications were awarded for a total of $19,423,811.

28 applicants requested and were awarded stipends for recruiting, retention and education programs (from $12,745-$25,000) for a total of $687,745.

Total unfunded grant requests: $36,710,365.

Within our state, there are:

  • 380 county main fire stations.
  • 80 county sub stations.
  • 28 county fire administration facilities.
  • 220 municipal main fire stations.
  • 35 municipal fire administration facilities.
  • *Note: These figures do not include private departments or tribal facilities.
Craig Brashear

Appointed:  Municipal League

City:  San Jon

Phone:  575-403-6521

Email:  clbrashear@yahoo.com

Mike Cordova

Appointed:  Fire Service Advisory Council

City:  Taos

Phone:  575-779-3447

Email: mike.cordova@taoscounty.org

Michael Daniels

Appointed:  Governor Appointee

City:  Las Cruces

Phone:  575-312-3208

Email:  mdaniels@las-cruces.org

John Kondratick

Appointed:  State Fire Marshal

City:  Santa Fe

Phone:  505-476-0173

Email:  john.kondratick@state.nm.us

Milo Lambert

Appointed:  Fire Service Advisory Council

City:  Silver City

Phone:  575-0339

Email: firechief@silvercitynm.gov

Alberto Ortega

Appointed:  Governor Appointee

City:  Albuquerque

Phone:  505-980-9775

Email: aortega910@gmail.com

Vice Chair - Robert Casados

Appointed:  Association of Counties

City:  Logan

Phone:  575-403-7929

Email:  rlc_bobby@yahoo.com

Chairperson - Robert Larrañaga, Jr.

Appointed:  Governor Appointee

City:  Rio Rancho

Phone:  505-280-7135  

Email:  robert.larranaga@gmail.com