Landfill Commission receives grant

Friday, April 21, 2017

$1,000 for loss control purchases

The Cherokee County Solid Waste Commission has received a $1,000 grant from the Iowa Commission Assurance Pool (ICAP), the member’s property and casualty provider.

The grant, a special initiative in celebration of the ICAP 30th Anniversary, provides up to $1,000 per member for the purchase of select loss control and/or risk management items, including byt not limited to:

•Approved playground surface materials

•Exit signage

•Automated external defibrillators

•Fire extinguishers

Cherokee County Solid Waste Commission submitted a grant application in February and used the funds to pyrchase a Coleman rolling ladder, BobCat training, CAT equipment training videos, forklift signs, and floor mats.

OCAP was formed in 1986 as a group self-insurance program for public entities.

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