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Ordinance 2011-07

ORDINANCE NO. 2011-07
AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE FIRST AMENDMENT
TO INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT FOR AMBULANCE
SERVICES ("AGREEMENT") BETWEEN WASHINGTON
COUNTY, ARKANSAS ("COUNTY") AND THE CITIES OF
ELKINS, FARMINGTON, FAYETTEVILLE, GOSHEN,
GREENLAND, LINCOLN, PRAIRIE GROVE, WEST FORK,
WINSLOW AND .JOHNSON ("CITIES").
WHEREAS, A.C.A. §14--14-910 and A.C.A §14-266-101 et. seq. authorize cities and
counties to enter into contracts to co-operate or join with each other to provide services; such to specify the responsibilities of all parties; and,
WHEREAS, all parties acknowledge that the continued provision of ambulance service
is crucial for the continued health and safety of the residents of the named Cities and the County; and,
WHEREAS, the County and Cities mutually agree that the creation of the Ambulance
Authority as provided for in A.C.A. §14-14-910 and §14-266-101 et. seq. was in the best long term interests of the parties; and,
WHEREAS, said Authority should continue to consist of representatives of the above
named Cities and the County; and,
WHEREAS, An Amendment to the existing Interlocal Agreement for Ambulance
Services for another five (5) year term is needed.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF
.JOHNSON, ARKANSAS:
ARTICLE 1. That the First Amendment to Interlocal Agreement for Ambulance
Services, as attached hereto, is approved and the Mayor and City Clerk are authorized to sign such and the payments called for therein are authorized to be paid from the funds budgeted for ambulance services.
PASSED AND APPROVED this 11"' day of October, 2011.
ATTEST:
Municipal/coj EMS Ord 082911
FIRST AMENDMENT TO INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT FOR
AMBULANCE SERVICES
WHEREAS, the parties entered into an Interlocal Agreement on or about
May 21, 2008; and,
WHEREAS, the parties are desirous of amending such in light of the 2010
census as contemplated in Articles 4; and,
WHEREAS, as a result of said census, some of the parties have gained or
lost population but regardless, may now receive a lower percentage of the county-wide
one percent sales tax; and,
WHEREAS, per Article 4, said Agreement renews for an additional five
year period unless the party notifies the Authority in writing of its refusal to participate.
NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS AGREED:
(1) Article 3(b) is hereby amended as follows:
l. All parties shall continue to pay the same dollar amount as each paid in
2010 throughout the second five year term of this renewal.
2000 Census or Subsidy 2009- Subsidy 2012-
Specia I 2011 2016
Farmington 3,605 $14,420 $14,420
Prairie Grove 3,367 $13,468 $13,468
Elkins 2,223 $8,892 $8,892
Johnson 3,326 $6,652 $6,652
Goshen 752 $3,008 $3,008
Greenland 947 $3,788 $3,788
Lincoln 2,059 $8,236 $8,236
Winslow 399 $1,596 $1,596
West Fork 2,042 $8,168 $8,168
Fayetteville 67,158 $270,000 $270,000
County-Rural 37,201 $561,000 $561,000
Total $899,228 $899,228
2. The effective date of this Amended Agreement shall be when approved
and signed by all parties in accordance with law.
3. All other provisions of said Inter local Agreement remain unchanged and
in effect.
First Amendment to Interlocal Agreement for Ambnlance Services