Elberta, Alabama (January 2019) – The Elberta Volunteer Fire Department recently announced the order of two E-One commercial 4-door pumper trucks. Sunbelt Fire of Fairhope, Alabama is building the new additions. The pumper trucks have an anticipated delivery date of May 2019. Elberta VFD selected Government Capital Corporation as the most cost-effective financing option for the new trucks.
“The process was straightforward, and a quick, easy, cost-effective method to finance much needed equipment. Government Capital Corporation made the process smooth. They walked me through each step of the process and responded quickly to our questions and needs so that the funding was completed in a timely manner,” stated Nick Scheer, Fire Chief.
“The enhanced service reliability and functional capabilities of the new engines should meet the needs of the District constituents for many years. We take great pride in being able to provide financings that enable first responders to serve their communities better,” stated D.C. Greer, Vice President.
About Elberta Volunteer Fire Department
The Elberta Volunteer Fire Department was incorporated as an IRS designated not for profit 501©3 organization in October of 2013. The Fire Department is funded by a share of a one and one half mill ad valorem tax assessed on property in Baldwin County. The funding is divided among 37 volunteer fire departments in the county.
The Elberta German Sausage Festival is a bi-annual fundraiser for the Elberta VFD and attracts approximately 30,000 people per festival. The festival has over 200 arts and crafts booths. The VFD cooks about 6,000 pounds of Elberta German Sausage per festival with all proceeds benefiting the fire department. For more information, visit elbertafire.com
About Government Capital Corporation
Government Capital Corporation is a leading public finance firm providing professional financial services to Fire Departments and all other local governmental entities. Since its founding in 1992, the company has successfully completed thousands of project financings in Alabama and across the country. For more information, visit govcap.com.