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File #: 39047    Version: 1 Name: MATC TRAINING-FIRE
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/22/2015 In control: BOARD OF ESTIMATES (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 7/21/2015 Final action: 7/21/2015
Enactment date: 7/22/2015 Enactment #: RES-15-00607
Title: Approving an agreement with Madison Area Technical College (MATC) for fire and emergency medical services training and testing services.
Sponsors: Paul E. Skidmore
Fiscal Note
Rates of the proposed contract vary based on the types of training provided: EMT versus Firefighter. During the terms of the contract the Fire Department anticipates sending six employees through EMT training at a rate of $817 per EMT. There is an additional $100 charge per participant for national registry. The Department anticipates sending between 18 and 20 participants through Firefighter training at a rate of $180 per Firefighter. Based on these enrollment rates the anticipate cost for the life of the contract is $14,502.

The City receives reimbursement from Madison Area Technical College as well as grant funds from the State of Wisconsin. In 2014 the City received approximately $12k from these sources to offset training costs.

The 2015 budget includes $25,000 for these expenditures.

Title
Approving an agreement with Madison Area Technical College (MATC) for fire and emergency medical services training and testing services.
Body
The City of Madison Fire Department must train new employees (recruit classes) and provide refresher training to maintain ongoing certiification/licensure for emergency response personnel. MATC and the Fire Department have worked closely together for many years so that certified fire/ems instructors employed by the Fire Department are able to conduct the required training for Fire Department employees. MATC has also provided additional instructors to supplement or assist Fire Department instructors as required to meet recommended instructor to student ratio.

MATC controls curriculum and provides MFD personnel certain training courses and testing services. The Fire Department provides qualified and State certified instructors.

MATC is paid for its training and testing services by the City. The City is reimbursed by MATC for the instructional services provided by our MFD State certified instructors.Both expense and revenue for this program is included in the 2014 Fire Department budget

The term of this agr...

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