Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart

Representing the 25th District of FLORIDA

Diaz-Balart to Present $352,500 to Collier County Emergency Services Center

Apr 22, 2008
Press Release

COLLIER—Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) will present a check for $352,500 to the new Collier County Emergency Services Center this Friday, April 25th, 2008 at 11:00 a.m.  Diaz-Balart, along with Congressman Connie Mack, secured the federal funds this year. 

“This funding is vital to the safety of Collier County residents and their families,” said Diaz-Balart. “With these funds County officials will ensure that the Emergency Services Center is equipped with the most up-to-date technology, which will enable staff to provide high quality service and keep residents safe if a natural disaster were to occur.”      

The federal funding will be used to support the acquisition of public safety equipment and communications technology for the new Emergency Services Center, which is under construction and expected to open in the spring of 2009. 

“I am looking forward to this opportunity to show our appreciation in person to Congressman Diaz-Balart,” said Commission Chairman Tom Henning. “His advocacy on behalf of the citizens of Collier County proves the strong partnership we have developed, and continue to cultivate as we strive to address the needs of our common constituencies.”

WHAT: Check Presentation

WHO: Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart and Collier County Officials

WHEN: Friday, April 25, 2008 at 11:00 a.m.

WHERE: Collier County Emergency Services Center, 8075 Lely Cultural Pkwy, Naples, FL 34113 *Please note this is a construction site.