RESOLUTION

 

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE REVISED MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH QUANTICO MARINE BASE 

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

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors, the Department of Fire and Rescue, the Volunteer Fire 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 Department of Fire and Rescue, the Volunteer Fire 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 Department of Fire and Rescue, the Volunteer Fire 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 10th day of August 2006, that the Chairman of the Board of Supervisors be, and is hereby, authorized to sign the approved Agreement on behalf of Fauquier County with implementation effective this date.                                                                 

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