Chapter 2.32

2.32.000    Chapter Contents


2.32.010    Agreements--Authorized.

2.32.020    Agreements--Conditions.

2.32.030    Service outside of city limits--Permitted.

2.32.040    Service outside of city limits--Conditions.

2.32.050    Disposition of revenue from contracts or agreements.

2.32.010 Agreements –Authorized

The city council is authorized to execute agreements with other municipalities, agencies or districts pursuant to RCW Chapter 39.34 or with other nongovernmental institutions or agencies for mutual aid in fire control or protection or for paramedic services. Such agreement shall be executed and formalized in the manner required by law.

(Ord. 4432 §8, 1983; Ord. 4002 §3(A), 1977).

2.32.020 Agreements –Conditions

The agreement authorized in Section 2.32.010 shall indicate such conditions of service as are deemed appropriate by the city council, but shall not jeopardize adequate fire protection and control within the city.

(Ord. 4432 §9, 1983; Ord. 4002 §3(B), 1977).

2.32.030 Service outside of city limits –Permitted

Whenever a fireman engages in any duty outside the limits of the city pursuant to an agreement provided for in Section 2.32.010, such duties shall be considered as part of his duty as fireman for the city, and he shall be entitled to the same benefits that he or his family would be entitled to receive had he been engaged in any duty within the city.

(Ord. 6886 §5, 2013; Ord. 4002 §3(C), 1977).

2.32.040 Service outside of city limits –Conditions

The fire department shall not respond to any call for aid or service from outside the city limits to any person or persons or community with which the city has not entered into an agreement as provided for in Section 2.32.010 unless approved by the chief of the fire department.

(Ord. 6886 §6, 2013; Ord. 4002 §3(D), 1977).

2.32.050 Disposition of revenue from contracts or agreements

All revenue collected by the city pursuant to contracts or agreements described in Section 2.32.010 shall be credited to the general fund of the city.

(Ord. 6886 §7, 2013; Ord. 4002 §3(E), 1977).