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August 4, 2009 Resolution No. 2009-265 Mutual Aid Box Alarm System Agreement

MUTUAL AID BOX ALARM SYSTEM AGREEMENT

RESOLUTION NO. 2009-265

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 Wisconsin and 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 Town of Dodgeville 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 Township residents by coordinating fire protection and emergency medical services, as recommended in Resolution 2009-265, dated August 4th, 2009 ; and

WHEREAS, it is in the best interest of the Dodgeville Township 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 Town Chairman and Town Clerk, be authorized to execute the same on behalf of the Town of Dodgeville.

Dated this 4th day of August, 2009

Town of Dodgeville

By: Curtis Peterson, Town Chairman

I, Sara Olson, Clerk/Treasurer of the Town of Dodgeville, do hereby certify that the foregoing Resolution was adopted by at least a 2/3 majority vote on the 4th day of August 2009, by the Town of Dodgeville Town Board at the Regular Town Board Meeting, duly called and held on the date set forth.

Sara Olson, Clerk/Treasurer


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