A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE U.S. ALCOHOL, TOBACCO AND FIREARMS (ATF) NORTHERN VIRGINIA ARSON AND EXPLOSIVES TASK FORCE AND THE FAUQUIER COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES
WHEREAS, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors intends to provide the best possible public safety services to the citizens of Fauquier County; and
WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors recognizes the importance of sharing resources with neighboring jurisdictions during emergency events; and
WHEREAS, the U.S. Department of Treasury, ATF Division and the Board of Supervisors have developed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) as part of a Northern Virginia Regional Arson and Explosives Task Force to maximize interagency cooperation and coordination; and
WHEREAS, it is the policy of the Board of Supervisors and the Fauquier County Department of Fire and Emergency Services to conclude such agreements whenever practicable; and
WHEREAS, it is mutually deemed sound, desirable, practicable and beneficial for the parties to this MOU to render assistance to one another in accordance with these terms; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 19th day of July 2004, That the Chairman be, and is hereby, authorized to enter into this Memorandum of Understanding effective this date.