Upper Macungie supervisors denied the request of Goodwill Fire Company #1 of Trexlertown to pay more than $4,800 for electrical contracting services.
There are three fire companies in the township -- Station 56, Fogelsville Volunteer Fire Company and Goodwill Fire Company #1 -- and to pay for electrical contracting repairs would be favoritsim, according to township supervisor Sam Ashmar.
"It's a Catch-22 situation. We already paid for roof repairs and we're going to defer any more capital improvements," Ashmar said.
Ashmar said the board is waiting for the capital budgets of all three fire companies, which have not come back from auditing.