RESOLUTION

 

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE MEMORANDUM

OF UNDERSTANDING WITH QUANTICO MARINE BASE

 

WHEREAS, The Board of Supervisors recognizes the importance of sharing resources with neighboring jurisdictions during emergency events; and

 

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors, the Fauquier Fire and Rescue Association, and the Quantico Marine Base have developed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for providing fire, rescue and emergency service resources; and

 

WHEREAS, each of the parties hereto provides, has or maintains certain equipment and personnel for use in response to emergency situations through paid and/or volunteer companies within their jurisdictions and areas; and

 

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors, the Fauquier Fire and Rescue Association and the Quantico Marine Base hereto desire to define their cooperative arrangement for fire protection and rescue service and augment the fire protection and rescue service available in their various jurisdictions and areas in the event of large fires or conflagration or disasters; and

 

WHEREAS, it is the policy of the Board of Supervisors, the Fauquier Fire and Rescue Association, and the Quantico Marine Base to conclude such agreements whenever practicable; and

 

WHEREAS, it is mutually deemed sound, desirable, practicable, and beneficial for the parties to this Agreement to render assistance to one another in accordance with these terms; now, therefore, be it

 

RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 21st day of June 2004, That the Chairman be, and is hereby, authorized to sign the approved Agreement on behalf of Fauquier County with implementation effective this date.