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RESOLUTION 2010-2

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CERTAIN CITY OFFICIALS TO
EXECUTE A CONTRACT FOR FIRE PROTECTION SERVICES
BETWEEN THE CITY OF JOHNSON AND THE JOHNSON AREA
VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT
WHEREAS, there exists a need to exhibit the City of Johnson's support for the
Johnson Area Volunteer Fire Department, and,
WHEREAS, the Johnson Area Volunteer Fire Department has purchased
equipment, obtained a grant and taken various steps to enable the residents of Johnson to
benefit from the lower ISO rating, and,
WHEREAS, the Deputy Legislative Auditor requires documentation in the form
of a written contract to support the financial assistance to the Volunteer Fire Department
by the City, and.
WHEREAS, the Johnson Area Volunteer Fire Department has provided valuable
services to the residents of Johnson in years past and evidences its intent to continue to
provide these services,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE
CITY OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS, that
1. The Mayor and Recorder-Treasurer of Johnson, Arkansas, are hereby
authorized to execute a Fire Protection Agreement with the Johnson Area Volunteer Fire
Department to secure to the City and its inhabitants the benefits set forth in such
Agreement as attached hereto.
2. That all actions taken by City officials in respect hereto since the adoption
of the 2009 City budget including, but not limited thereto, payments made in 2009 and
2010, if any, are hereby expressly ratified.
3. That sufficient funds from the general fund of the City of Johnson,
Arkansas, are hereby appropriated to pay the consideration recited in such Agreement.