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File #: 65612    Version: 1 Name: Approving a contract with the State of Wisconsin, Department of Military Affairs for the Fire Department to provide regional hazardous materials response Approving a contract with the State of Wisconsin, Department of Military Affairs for the Fire Departm
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/20/2021 In control: Fire Department
On agenda: 6/15/2021 Final action: 6/15/2021
Enactment date: 6/18/2021 Enactment #: RES-21-00449
Title: Approving a contract with the State of Wisconsin, Department of Military Affairs for the Fire Department to provide regional hazardous materials response system services.
Sponsors: Patrick W. Heck, Charles Myadze
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution approves a contract with the State of Wisconsin, Department of Military Affairs for the Fire Department to provide regional hazardous materials response system services for the period of July 2021 through June 2023. The annual cost of providing the services is approximately $160,000 and is reimbursed by the State of Wisconsin. Funding for the 2021 portion of the contract is included in the Fire Department’s operating budget. No appropriation is required.

Title
Approving a contract with the State of Wisconsin, Department of Military Affairs for the Fire Department to provide regional hazardous materials response system services.

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The contract with the City for Fire Department Regional Hazardous Materials Response Team services expires on June 30, 2021. The new contract is with the State of Wisconsin, Department of Military Affairs, Division of Emergency Management. The contract period starts on July 1, 2021 and is through June 30, 2023. The contract funding is $160,085.71 annually.

The contract is to subsidize the costs for team training, employee stipend as a certified responder and medical examinations as required for team members and equipment supplies used in hazardous materials responses. Also, the City is permitted to claim reimbursement for any response costs from the responsible party.

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 and has been reviewed by Risk Management and the City Attorney's Office.

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 with the State of Wisconsin, Department of Military Affairs, Division of Emergency Management for the Fire Department to provide services as a regional...

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