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RESOLUTION 2014-1A

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 to the City of Johnson's support for the
Johnson Area Volunteer Fire Department, and,
WHEREAS, the Johnson Area Volunteer Fire Department and the City have
purchased equipment, obtained grants 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 City and to the citizens of Johnson in years past and evidences its intent to
continue to provide these services,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT R 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 for the in such
Agreement as attached hereto.
2. That all actions taken by City officials in respect hereto since the adoption
of the 2014 City budget including, but not limited thereto, payments made in 2014, if
any, are herby expressly ratified.
3. That sufficient funds from the general fond of the City of Johnson,
Arkansas, are hereby appropriated to pay the consideration recited in such Agreement.