City of Gardendale, Alabama (August 2018) – The City of Gardendale, Alabama recently announced the order of two new fire trucks to improve services offered to the community. Working with Sunbelt Fire, Inc. of Fairhope, Alabama, the city was able to purchase an E-One custom pumper and a Sunbelt Fire LR12 light rescue Truck. Delivery of the rescue truck will be approximately four to six months, while delivery of the custom pumper is scheduled for the summer of 2019. The City of Gardendale selected Government Capital Corporation as the most cost effective financing partner for these purchases.
“Everyone I interacted with at Government Capital was courteous, knowledgeable, and responded to any questions I had promptly,” stated Melissa Honeycutt, City Clerk, City of Gardendale. “Their customer care was excellent and they follow up regularly allowing our transaction to close timely.”
Stan Hogeland, Gardendale Mayor added, “Thank you to both Government Capital Corporation and Sunbelt Fire for all of your assistance in helping us enhance public safety for those who live in and visit our city.”
D.C. Greer, Vice-President, Government Capital Corporation said, “Congratulations to the city and staff of the Gardendale Fire Department. The enhanced service reliability and functional capabilities of the new trucks should meet the needs of the area for many years. We take great pride in being able to provide financings which enable first responders to better serve their communities.”
About The City of Gardendale, Alabama
The city of Gardendale is located in Jefferson County, just north of Birmingham. Incorporated in 1955, the city has a population of approximately 13,000 with a land area of 57 square miles. Gardendale includes approximately 470 businesses, 5 public schools, 2 private schools and more than 25 churches within the city limits. Additionally, each April Gardendale hosts a Magnolia Festival that boasts 30,000 visitors to the City. For more information, visit cityofgardendale.com.
About Government Capital Corporation
Government Capital Corporation is a leading public finance firm providing professional financial services to cities and all local governmental entities. Since its founding in 1992, the company has successfully completed thousands of project financings in Alabama and across the nation. For more information, visit govcap.com.
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