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File #: 29869    Version: 1 Name: Fire State Regional Haz Mat Team
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/28/2013 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: 7/2/2013 Final action: 7/2/2013
Enactment date: 7/3/2013 Enactment #: RES-13-00506
Title: Approving a contract extension of up to 3 months with the City for the Fire Department to provide regional hazardous materials team services for the State of Wisconsin, Department of Military Affairs, Division of Emergency Management.
Sponsors: Paul E. Skidmore
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsWatch
7/2/20131 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt Under Suspension of Rules 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, and 2.25Pass Action details Meeting details Not available
6/28/20131 Fire Department RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT UNDER SUSPENSION OF RULES 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, & 2.25 - MISC. ITEMS  Action details Meeting details Not available
Fiscal Note
Revenue and expenditures associated with this contract are accounted for in a special revenue fund; there is no impact on the levy.  The City Risk Manager has reviewed the contract.  The increased risk under the contract related to the indemnification and the hold harmless provisions is covered under the City's insurance, subject to its terms and conditions.
Title
Approving a contract extension of up to 3 months with the City for the Fire Department to provide regional hazardous materials team services for the State of Wisconsin, Department of Military Affairs, Division of Emergency Management.
Body
The current contract with the City for Fire Department Regional Hazardous Materials Response Team services expires on June 30, 2013.  The contract is with the State of Wisconsin, Department of Military Affairs, Division of Emergency Management.  The contract period may start on July 1, 2013 for up to 3 months.The State has not yet approved the extension and is to vote on it within a few days. The contract funding allocation for 90 days is estimated at  up to $47,533.
 
The contract is to subsidize some of the costs for team training, employee stipend as a certified responder and medical examinations as required for team members.  Also, the City can claim reimbursement for any response costs.
 
Current contract language as to indemnification and insurance provisions does not comply with the City's standard policy for contracts.  The language would be the same as contained in the current agreement.
 
The contract budget  is:
      
20,320-  Premium pay-SO29-51120-722230              
1,326- Overtime salaries-SO29-51300-722230
9,115 Benefits-SO 29-52000-722230      
  425- Cell phones-SO-54201-722230               
  2,100- Equip repairs-SO29-54401-722230
12,492-Medical services -S029-54671-722230
400-General equip supplies-S029-55210-722230
855-Work supplies-SO29-55510-722230
500-Safety equip-SO29-55270-722230
(47,533)-Other state payments-SO29-73253-722230
 
 
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WHEREAS, the City and the Fire Department wish to continue as a Regional Hazardous Materials Response Team for the State of Wisconsin.
 
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the City approve the contract extension for up to 3 months with the State of Wisconsin, Department of Military Affairs, Division of Emergency Management for the Fire Department to provide services as a regional hazardous materials team.
 
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the City approve the following contract language on indemnification and insurance:
 
5.4      Contractor Indemnification of State:  When acting as other than an agent of the Division under this Agreement, and when using the State's or Division's vehicles or equipment, the Contractor shall indemnify, defend and hold harmless the State, Division, its officers, Divisions, agents, employees, and members from all claims, suits or actions of any nature arising out of the activities or omissions of Contractor, its officers, subcontractors, agents or employees.
 
7.7      Hold Harmless:  The Division of Emergency Management, the Department of Military Affairs, and the State of Wisconsin shall be held harmless in any disputes the team and/or fire department may have with their employees. This shall include, but not be limited to, charges of discrimination, harassment, and discharge without just cause.
 
The City will idemnify the State  and hold harmless the State of Wisconsin and all of its officers, agents and employees from all suits, actions or claims as stated in Exhibit A (32) of the contract.
 
 
BE IT STILL FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council approve the program budget for the Fire Department State Regional Hazardous Materials Team for the contract period of up to 3 months starting on July 1, 2013.
 
BE FINALLY RESOLVED, that the Mayor and other necessary City officials are authorized to execute the necessary contract documents.