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File #: 19-0295    Version: 1
Type: Action Items -11:30 AM Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/28/2019 In control: Board of County Commissioners
On agenda: 9/10/2019 Final action:
Title: Interlocal Agreement between Alachua County and City of Gainesville regarding Automatic Aid for Fire and EMS Services
Attachments: 1. AAA Agreement FY20-FY25.pdf, 2. Attachment 1- Incident types for Automatic Aid09042019.pdf, 3. Attachment 2 - FY18 AAA Billing Actuals - UPDATED - Revised 081519.pdf, 4. Attachment 3 - AAA Territory Map .pdf, 5. Original - Automatic Aid Agreement btn ALC and The City of Gainesville09042019.pdf, 6. Engagement Survey - AAA 09102019.pdf
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Agenda Item Name:

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Interlocal Agreement between Alachua County and City of Gainesville regarding Automatic Aid for Fire and EMS Services

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Presenter:

Harold Theus, Chief 352-384-3101

 

Description:

This agreement with the City of Gainesville is for cross jurisdiction provision of Fire and first response EMS services

 

Recommended Action:

Recommended Action

Staff recommends approval of the Agreement between Alachua County and the City of Gainesville regarding Automatic Aid for Fire and EMS Services

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Prior Board Motions:

At the December 6, 2018 Board meeting, staff was directed to meet with the Chief of the City of Gainesville about making the Interlocal Agreement between Alachua County and City of Gainesville Regarding Automatic Aid For Fire and EMS Services a long term agreement and to bring it back to the Board within 60 days.

 

Fiscal Consideration:

Fiscal Consideration

The agreement is budgeted in account 011.54.5480.522.34.00.  The FY20 budget is $600,000. The rate is increasing from $821.39 to $869.92.  The estimated annual impact of this increase is $31,000.00 per year. The budget should accommodate this increase.

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Background:

The Automatic Aid agreement with the City of Gainesville for Fire and EMS Services expires on September 30, 2019.  City and County staff have met and updated the agreement which has a term beginning October 1, 2019 and will remain in effect until terminated by either party. 

The agreement increases the cost per response from $821.39 to $869.92.  This amount will be recalculated each year based on the prior year expenditures and responses.  The estimated annual expense increase for FY20 is $31,000.00.