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Record No: CB 119431    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 119431
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 12/17/2018
Ordinance No: Ord 125747
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the Seattle Fire Department; authorizing the Fire Chief to execute and administer, for and on behalf of The City of Seattle, an interlocal agreement with 29 agencies that operate independent fire departments within King County to provide one another with automatic emergency response services under certain circumstances.
Sponsors: M. Lorena González
Attachments: 1. Att A - King County ILA for Automatic Aid
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Signed Ordinance 125747, 3. Affidavit for Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to the Seattle Fire Department; authorizing the Fire Chief to execute and administer, for and on behalf of The City of Seattle, an interlocal agreement with 29 agencies that operate independent fire departments within King County to provide one another with automatic emergency response services under certain circumstances.
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WHEREAS, the 30 agencies that operate independent fire departments within King County ("Agencies") provide fire, rescue, and emergency medical services within their respective jurisdictions and may, under certain emergency circumstances, require assistance from one another; and
WHEREAS, the participating Agencies have found it to be of mutual benefit if the services of each Agency are extended outside of the geographical limits of each jurisdiction and into the boundaries of another Agency in some limited and predefined circumstances; and
WHEREAS, the Agencies have operated with either formal or informal automatic or mutual aid agreements for several decades to assist one another and their respective communities; and
WHEREAS, it is necessary and desirable that the Agencies coordinate efforts for the provision of automatic aid with a formalized county-wide agreement; and
WHEREAS, participating Agencies can benefit by combining their resources to train for and respond to emergencies in any participating Agency's jurisdiction; NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The Chief of the Seattle Fire Department is authorized to execute for and on behalf of The City of Seattle an interlocal agreement with up to 29 other agencies that operate independent fire departments within King County, including the City of Bellevue, the Boeing Fire Department, Burien Fire District #2, the City of Kirkland, the City of Mercer Island, the City of Redmond, the City of Snoqualmie, the City of Tukwila, the Duvall Fire ...

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