Tyler, TX (February 2020) – Smith County Emergency Services District No. 2 announces the construction of two additional fire stations. One station will be located at 201 S Main Street, Arp, Texas and the other will be located at 11029 County Road 140, Flint, Texas. Both facilities will be 10,000 square feet and include 5 bays. The Flint location will also include a classroom/operations center for disaster management and training. With construction currently underway, it is anticipated both facilities will be completed by August 2020. Harris Craig Architects of Tyler, Texas, was selected to provide design plans. WRL General Contractors of Flint, Texas was selected as the Construction Manager for both projects. Government Capital Corporation was selected by the District to assist with the financing.
“The experience and expertise provided by Government Capital Corporation was a value to our overall project” stated Terry Rozell, Fire Chief Smith County Emergency Services District No. 2. “They also attended our Board meetings to explain fully the financing options available and provided assistance throughout the closing process.”
“Congratulations to Chief Rozell and Smith County Emergency Services District No. 2’s Board in bringing to fruition these very important projects. The enhanced service reliability and functional capabilities of the new stations should meet the needs of the District for many years,” commented Ed King, Government Capital Corporation Senior Vice President.
About Smith County Emergency Services District No. 2
Smith County ESD 2 strives to provide the citizens of rural Smith County with trained and qualified fire and first responder medical response through contract services with County Volunteer Fire Departments. We also provide paid staff at 15 area fire stations. Smith County ESD 2 together with our Volunteer Fire Departments provide fire suppression, fire prevention, rescue, and first responder emergency medical services to serve approximately 90,000 people in 40,000 homes and businesses in over 700 square miles of Smith County, Texas. For more information: smithcountyfire.org.
About Government Capital Corporation:
Government Capital Corporation is a leading public finance firm providing professional financial services to Emergency Services Districts and all other local governmental entities.. Since its founding in 1992, the company has successfully completed thousands of financings exceeding $4 Billion dollars in Texas and across the country. For more information, visit govcap.com, DC Greer or Marti Sauls, 800-883-1199 DC.Greer@govcap.com or Marti.Sauls@govcap.com.