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Legislation #: 091042 Introduction Date: 12/10/2009
Type: Resolution Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS SHARP, CURLS AND CIRCO
Title: Authorizing the City Manager to execute a Memorandum of Understanding with the Board of Metropolitan Ambulance Services Trust (MAST) allowing the Fire Chief to be appointed the chief executive officer of MAST.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
12/10/2009 Filed by the Clerk's office
12/10/2009 Councilmember Sharp Move To Hold On Docket
12/17/2009 Immediate Adoption
12/10/2009 Held on Docket (12/17/2009)
12/17/2009 Councilmember Sharp Move To Hold On Docket
12/17/2009 Held on Docket (1/7/2010)
1/7/2010 Councilmember Sharp Move To Hold On Docket
1/7/2010 Held on Docket (1/28/2010)
1/28/2010 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 091042

 

Authorizing the City Manager to execute a Memorandum of Understanding with the Board of Metropolitan Ambulance Services Trust (MAST) allowing the Fire Chief to be appointed the chief executive officer of MAST.

 

WHEREAS, the City created an Emergency Medical Services Advisory Committee to study and report on potential improvements to the City’s emergency medical system and such Committee recommended integrating ambulance service into the City; and,

WHEREAS, Resolution No. 090232, as amended, accepted the recommendation of the EMS Advisory Committee established by Resolution No. 090074 that ambulance service be integrated into the City; and

WHEREAS, the City has concluded that the integration of ambulance services can best be accomplished by incorporating the delivery and management of ambulance services into the Fire Department; and

WHEREAS, in the interests of further integrating and transitioning ambulance services into the Fire Department, the City and MAST desire that the Fire Chief assume the role of Chief Executive Officer of MAST; NOW, THEREFORE, 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY: 

 

The City Manager is authorized to execute a memorandum of understanding with the Board of MAST allowing the Fire Chief to be appointed the chief executive officer of MAST. The City Manager is further authorized to execute such memorandum with provisions that the appointment take effect as soon as possible, that the Fire Chief receive assistance upon request from the Budget Office and the Fire and Law Departments and other assistance as approved by the City Manager and that MAST is not required to compensate the Fire Chief or other City staff who assist the Chief.

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