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Ordinance 2013-03

AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT FOR HAZARDOUS MATERIALS INCIDENT RESPONSE SERVICES IN WASHINGTON COUNTY ("AGREEMENT") BETWEEN WASHINGTON COUNTY, ARKANSAS ("COUNTY") AND THE CITIES IN WASHINGTON COUNTY (CITIES)


WHEREAS, A.C.A. §14-14-910 and A.C.A §25-20-101 et. seq. authorize cities and counties to enter into contracts to co-operate or join with each other to provide services; and,


WHEREAS, all parties acknowledge that the continued provision of Hazardous Materials Incident Response Services in Washington County is crucial for the continued health and safety of the residents of the Cities and the County; and,


WHEREAS, the County and Cities mutually agree that the creation of the Hazardous Materials Response System as provided for in A.C.A. §14-14-910 and §25-20-101 et. seq. is in the best long-term interests of the parties; and,


WHEREAS, said Hazardous Materials Response System should operate as set out in the attached Agreement.


NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS:


SECTION 1: That the to mterlocal Agreement for Hazardous Materials Incident Response Services in Washington County, as attached hereto, is approved; the Mayor and Recorder-Treasurer are authorized to sign such and the payments called for therein are authorized to be paid from the funds budgeted for such purposes.


PASSED AND APPROVED this 11th day of June, 2013.

 

APPROVED:
BUDDY CURRY. Mayor

JENNIFER ALLEN, Recorder-Treasurer