Recently, Lafayette Township Board of Trustees approved the purchase of a used zodiac boat. The boat will be used for water operations on Chippewa Lake. The boat, a 1989 Zodiac Hurricane 530, was purchased from BLM Yacht Sales LDT out of Swansea, MA. The boat is 17 feet long and includes a center console, hard bottom, and a 1998 90-horse power outboard motor as well as 2005 trailer used for transporting the unit. In addition, Lafayette Twp. Firefighter’s Association has agreed to donate $1000 towards equipping the unit.