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01/05/2021 04H Emergency Aid Response Services Interlocal Agreement with Yakima County Fire Dist. #4B US INE S S O F T HE C I T Y C O UNC I L YAK I M A, WAS HING T O N AG E ND A S TAT E M E NT I tem No. 4.H. For Meeting of: J anuary 5, 2021 I T E M T IT L E :Resolution authorizing an I nterlocal A greement for E mergency A id Response with Yakima County F ire District #4 S UB M IT T E D B Y:A aron Markham, F ire Chief S UM M ARY E X P L ANAT I O N: A ttached is a Resolution and contract for emergency aid response with Yakima County F ire District #4 for Council consideration. I T E M B UD G E T E D:NA S T RAT E G I C P RI O RI T Y:P ublic S afety AP P RO V E D F O R S UB M IT TAL B Y T HE C IT Y M ANAG E R RE C O M M E ND AT I O N: A dopt Resolution AT TAC HM E NT S : Description Upload Date Type Resolution 12/9/2020 Cover Memo Contract 12/9/2020 Cover Memo 1 RESOLUTION NO. R-2021-____ RESOLUTION authorizing an Interlocal Agreement between Yakima County Fire District #4 and the City of Yakima for emergency aid response services. WHEREAS, the City of Yakima (Yakima Fire Department) and Yakima County Fire District #4 each independently operate organized and staffed fire departments trained and equipped to provide emergency aid responses in their respective jurisdictions; and WHEREAS, Yakima County Fire District #4 requires a fire service ladder truck for emergency fire operations and to qualify for necessary Washington Survey and Rating Bureau Public Protection Classification rating points; and WHEREAS, Yakima Fire Department does own and operate fire service ladder trucks and has the capability to respond to Yakima County Fire District #4 commercial structure fires; and WHEREAS, the service fee to provide emergency aid established by the Yakima Fire Department for Yakima County Fire District #4, as well as the method by which future service fees will be determined, is acknowledged by both the City and Fire District #4 to be fair and equitable; and WHEREAS, the Interlocal Agreement By and Between The City of Yakima and Yakima County Fire District #4, attached hereto and incorporated herein by this reference, is specifically authorized by the Interlocal Cooperation Act set forth in Chapter 39.34 of the Revised Code of Washington; and WHEREAS, the City Council finds and determines that approval of the Interlocal Agreement Between The City of Yakima and Yakima County Fire District #4 is in the best interests of the residents of the City of Yakima, and that such approval will promote the general health, safety and welfare of the City; now, therefore, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF YAKIMA: The City Manager is authorized and directed to sign the Interlocal Agreement entitled “Interlocal Agreement Between The City of Yakima and Yakima County Fire District #4”, attached hereto and incorporated herein by this reference. ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL this 5th day of January, 2021. ATTEST: Patricia Byers, Mayor Sonya Claar Tee 2 3 4 5 6 7