USDA Rural Development donates police vehicles to Pohnpei

MAY 2017

During a handover ceremony on Monday, May 8th Charges de affaires Joanne Cummings presented the keys to three new police vehicles to Benito Cantero, Director of the Department of Public safety.
The donation represented a USDA Rural Development Communities Facilities Grants funding under the Economic Impact Initiative (EII for $25,000) and the Regular CF Grant (RCF for $8,495) Programs for a Total Grant Amount of $33,495 (55% of Total Project Cost). PSG provided $27,405 in Matching Funding (45% of TPC) for a Total Project Cost of $60,990 for the Three Vehicles for Procurement, Detailing, Sirens and Lights.
Grant Awards were obligated on March 03, 2011.
One vehicle will be stationed at the Kitti Substation for PSG DPS and the other two will be stationed at the Main Police Station in Kolonia Town for Patrol Division usage in Sokehs and Kolonia and Nett.