A Resolution of the Homer City Council Approving a Mutual Aid Agreement Between the City of Homer Fire Department and Anchor Point Fire and Emergency Medical Service Area. City Manager/Fire Chief.
CITY OF HOMER
A RESOLUTION OF THE HOMER CITY COUNCIL APPROVING A MUTUAL AID AGREEMENT FOR EMERGENCY SERVICES EQUIPMENT AND PERSONNEL BETWEEN THE CITY OF HOMER FIRE DEPARTMENT AND THE ANCHOR POINT FIRE AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE AREA.
WHEREAS, Mutual aid agreements and associated operational plans provide for additional resources to residents in the service areas of the parties to such agreements; and
WHEREAS, Mutual aid agreements and operational plans are common in the fire and emergency medical service professions; and
WHEREAS, Alaska Statute 18.70.150 provides that: “A city, other incorporated entity, and other fire protection groups may organize a mutual aid program by adopting an ordinance or resolution authorizing and permitting their fire department, fire company, emergency relief squad, fire police squad, or fire patrol to go to the aid of another city, incorporated entity, or fire protection group, or territory outside of it”; and
WHEREAS, The Alaska Administrative Code authorizes state certified emergency medical service providers to enter into mutual aid agreements with other such providers in accordance with a municipal ordinance or resolution; and
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Homer City Council hereby approves the mutual aid agreement for emergency services equipment and personnel between the City of Homer Fire Department and the Anchor Point Fire and Emergency Medical Service Area and authorizes the City Manager to execute the appropriate documents.
PASSED AND ADOPTED by the Homer City Council this 13th day of February, 2012.
CITY OF HOMER
JAMES C. HORNADAY, MAYOR
JO JOHNSON, CMC, CITY CLERK
Fiscal Note: N/A