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Legislation #: 060927 Introduction Date: 8/24/2006
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS EDDY, MCFADDEN-WEAVER AND SCHUMACHER
Title: Recognizing MAST as the “EMS Service of the Year”.

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8/23/2006 Filed by the Clerk's office
8/24/2006 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 060927

 

Recognizing MAST as the EMS Service of the Year.

 

WHEREAS, Metropolitan Ambulance Services Trust (MAST) has provided high quality emergency medicals services to the citizens and visitors of Kansas City, Missouri since its creation more than 25 years ago; and

 

WHEREAS, MAST is governed by a board of trustees appointed by the Mayor of Kansas City and consisting of local leaders from the legal, business, governmental and medical communities; and

 

WHEREAS, many individuals with MAST have been recognized at state, regional and national levels for their excellence in service; and

 

WHEREAS, MAST enjoys wide-spread community support not only in Kansas City but in the metro area due to the quality of the medical care rendered, the customer service provided, and the effectiveness of the MAST operation; and

 

WHEREAS, MAST was recognized in 2003 as one of the top ambulance services in the nation through a study of the 50 largest services; and

 

WHEREAS, MAST is one of fewer than 100 emergency service agencies in the nation who have achieved the status of Center of Excellence recognizing the MAST dispatch center through the National Academy of Emergency Dispatch; and

 

WHEREAS, MAST is one of fewer than 125 ambulance services in the nation who have achieved the industry gold standard of national accreditation by the Commission on Ambulance Accreditation.

 

WHEREAS, the Missouri Emergency Medical Services Association (MEMSA) serving as the statewide professional association for Missouri EMS has seen fit to recognize MAST as the EMS Service of the Year acknowledging MAST as the best in the state; and

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby recognize MAST as the EMS Service of the Year and acknowledges MAST as the best in the state for 2006; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony hereof and that a copy hereof be presented to MAST with the congratulations of the Mayor and Council on its latest award as the best in Missouri.

 

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