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File #: 28513    Version: 1 Name: Fire ALS Agreement
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/30/2012 In control: BOARD OF ESTIMATES (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 1/22/2013 Final action: 1/22/2013
Enactment date: 1/23/2013 Enactment #: RES-13-00039
Title: Approving an intergovernmental agreement for the Fire Department to participate in the Advanced Life Support Program.
Sponsors: Paul E. Skidmore, Jill Johnson
Fiscal Note
The City bills the applicable ambulance conveyance fee for runs associated with this program.  No other funding is received for this program.
Title
Approving an intergovernmental agreement for the Fire Department to participate in the Advanced Life Support Program.
Body
The City of Madison has participated in the  advanced life support (ALS) program for several years. The existing advanced life support (ALS) expires on December 31, 2012. Current ALS Providers are:
 
Town of Madison Fire Department
City of Middleton, EMS
City of Madison Fire Department
Fitch-Rona EMS
Sun Prairie EMS
 
Dane County and the above EMS Services providers agree that it is in their respective and mutual interest to amend and extend this agreement.  The city of Madison's participation, with other ALS Units in Dane County, provides for the delivery of ALS emergency medical services by the closest ALS ambulance. The closest  ALS ambulance without regard to jurisdictional boundaries will provide the care when determined by the Priority Medical Dispatching System.
 
The term of this agreement is in effect from January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013 and shall continue in full force from year to year for all parties unless at any time at least ninety (90) days before December 31 of any year, any Party furnished the other Parties with written notice of intent to terminate its participation in this agreement.
 
WHEREAS, the City agrees that it is in its mutual interests to participate in the Advance Life Support Program.
 
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the City Council approves entering into this agreement.
 
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Mayor, City Clerk and other designated City officials are authorized to execute the Intergovernmental Advance Life Support Agreement and other necessary documents.