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Legislation #: 120617 Introduction Date: 7/12/2012
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 8/5/2012
Sponsor: None
Title: Authorizing the Fire Chief to execute on behalf of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, an amendment to the agreement with the City of Liberty, Missouri, currently providing fire service mutual aid when significant emergency circumstances exist or on an automatic basis under certain circumstances.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
7/10/2012 Filed by the Clerk's office
7/12/2012 Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee
7/18/2012 Do Pass
7/19/2012 Assigned to Third Read Calendar
7/26/2012 Passed

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120617.pdf Authenticated 59K AUTHENTICATED
120617 Fact Sheet.doc Fact Sheet 41K Fact Sheet
Mutual Aid Agreement--Fire Dept--Liberty--Automatic Aid--Amendment--June2012.doc Contracts 29K Contract Amendment

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ORDINANCE NO. 120617

 

Authorizing the Fire Chief to execute on behalf of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, an amendment to the agreement with the City of Liberty, Missouri, currently providing fire service mutual aid when significant emergency circumstances exist or on an automatic basis under certain circumstances.

 

WHEREAS, the law of the State of Missouri authorizes the City of Kansas City to enter into agreements with political subdivisions of Missouri and other states for mutual aid for significant emergencies; and

 

WHEREAS, pursuant to Ordinance No. 090816 Kansas City entered into a Fire Service Mutual Aid Agreement with Liberty; and

 

WHEREAS, Kansas City and Liberty entered into the Fire Service Mutual Aid Agreement in 2009, to provide their respective political subdivisions with the benefits of mutual aid for significant emergencies or mutual aid on an automatic basis under certain circumstances; and

 

WHEREAS, Section 10 of such Fire Service Mutual Aid Agreement allows the parties to amend the Agreement; and

 

WHEREAS, the City of Kansas City, Missouri, and the City of Liberty, Missouri, desire to amend their Fire Service Mutual Aid Agreement in regards to the dispatching of emergency calls, the emergency radio system and the use of the Fire Academy by Liberty firefighters; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the Fire Chief is hereby authorized to execute an amendment to the Fire Service Mutual Aid Agreement with the City of Liberty, Missouri, in regards to the dispatching of emergency calls, the emergency radio system and the use of the Fire Academy by Liberty firefighters. A copy of said proposed amendment is attached hereto and made a part hereof.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Alan L. Holtkamp

Assistant City Attorney