Gonzales, TX (December 2022) – The City of Gonzales announces the acquisition of a new fire truck. The new vehicle is replacing an engine in the 10-vehicle fleet that has served the city since 2008. “Everyone’s really excited for the new engine,” stated Fire Chief Wade Zella of his 42-man crew. Chief Zella has served with the Gonzales Fire Department since 1998, working his way from volunteer to Chief. The fire truck will be delivered by Siddons Martin in 24 months, and financing was provided by Government Capital Corporation in Southlake, Texas.
“Having partnered with Government Capital Corporation for over 15 years, the city greatly appreciates GCC’s expertise and knowledge of the unique needs of Texas municipalities,” stated Tim Crow, City Manager, City of Gonzales. “It was a pleasure working with the experienced and professional team at Government Capital.”
“I want to congratulate City Manager Tim Crow, Chief Zella and the City of Gonzales on this acquisition,” commented Stephanie Cates, Vice President, Government Capital Corporation. “We take great pride assisting Texas cities in meeting their goals and objectives.”
About the City of Gonzales
The City of Gonzales is located in south central Texas near Palmetto State Park, east of San Antonio. Gonzales was established in 1825 and is the origin of the historic “Come and Take It” flag from the War for Texas Independence. Today, Gonzales is home to more than 7,000 residents and the Texas History Museum District – the first of its kind. To learn more visit www.gonzales.texas.gov
About Government Capital Corporation
Government Capital Corporation is a leading public finance firm providing professional financial services to all local governmental entities. Since its founding in 1992, the company has successfully completed thousands of municipal financings exceeding $5 billion in Texas and across the country. For more information, visit www.govcap.com