A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE WARRENTON-FAUQUIER JOINT COMMUNICATIONS CENTER TO PARTICIPATE IN THE VIRGINIA TELECOMMUNICATORS EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM (TERT)
WHEREAS, Fauquier County hereto supports the Virginia APCO Telecommunicator Emergency Response Team; and
WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors recognizes the importance of sharing resources with other jurisdictions during emergency events; and
WHEREAS, the parties hereto desire to augment their emergency telecommunications response resources in times of mass casualty, disaster or terrorism events; and
WHEREAS, it is deemed mutually beneficial to the parties hereto to enter into an agreement concerning mutual aid and cooperation with regard to emergency telecommunications responses to suspected terrorism events, and natural and man-made catastrophes, that are conceivably beyond the abilities and/or resources of the affected party; and
WHEREAS, the parties hereto desire that the terms and conditions of the TERT Mutual Aid Agreement and Memorandum of Understanding be established; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 13th day of March 2008, That the Warrenton-Fauquier Joint Communications Center be, and is hereby, authorized to participate in the Virginia Telecommunicators Emergency Response Team (TERT); and, be it
RESOLVED FURTHER, That the County Administrator be, and is hereby, authorized to sign this Memorandum of Understanding and Mutual Aid Agreement.