Cobb - Eden Fire District Board
Village of Cobb Representative
Township of Eden Representative
Addendum C to Mutual Aid Box Alarm System Agreement
Resolution No. 2009-08
WHEREAS, the Wisconsin Statute 66.0301(2) authorizes any municipality to contract with other municipalities and with federally recognized Indian tribes and bands in this state for the receipt or furnishing of services, such as fire protection and emergency medical services. Such a contract may be with municipalities of another state, as provided in Wisconsin Statute 66.0303(3)(b); and
WHEREAS, the Wisconsin Statute, 166.03(2)(a)3, provides that the standards for fire, rescue, and emergency medical services shall include the adoption of the intergovernmental cooperation Mutual Aid Box Alarm System (MABAS) as a mechanism that may be used for deploying personnel and equipment in a multi-jurisdictional or multi-agency emergency response throughout Wisconsinand neighboring states; and
WHEREAS, the Attorney General of the State of Wisconsin must approve any agreement between a Wisconsin municipality and a municipality of another state, and said agreement was approved by the Attorney General of the State of Wisconsin on December 22, 2000; and
WHEREAS, said agreement was submitted to the governor of the State of Wisconsin for his concurrence, which was obtained and later adopted under Wisconsin Statute 66.0303(3) (a) and (b); and
WHEREAS, the VILLAGE OF COBB VILLAGE BOARD believes that intergovernmental cooperation for purposes of public safety and protection should be encouraged and that the Mutual Aid Box Alarm (MABAS) Agreement would afford these benefits to county residents by coordinating fire protection and emergency medical services, as recommended in Resolution #2009-08 dated September 14, 2009 ; and
WHEREAS, it is in the best interest of the VILLAGE OF COBB to enter into the proposed Mutual Aid Box Alarm System (MABAS) Agreement to provide for the coordination of fire protection and emergency medical services in the event of a large scale emergency, natural disaster, or man-made catastrophe.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Mutual Aid Box Alarm System (MABAS) Agreement, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference, is hereby approved and the Village President and Village Clerk, be authorized to execute the same on behalf of the VILLAGE OF COBB.
Dated this 14th day of September, 2009
VILLAGE OF COBB
ROBERT ROELLI, Village President
LISA A. RILEY, Village Clerk