AN EMERGENCY RESOLUTION
AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND PRESIDENT OF COUNCIL
TO ENTER INTO A MUTUAL EXCHANGE OF SERVICES AGREEMENT
WITH MAYFIELD HEIGHTS AND HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, OHIO
FOR LIFEGUARD SERVICES.
WHEREAS, it is the expressed desire of Mayfield Village, Mayfield Heights, and Highland Heights, Ohio to enter into a mutual exchange of services agreement for the interchange of reciprocal emergency management assistance or aid in the form of lifeguard services between and among their municipalities, as deemed necessary, on an as needed basis, and situations contemplated under Ohio Revised Code § 5502.29 including, but not limited to, a Planned Event as defined by O.R.C. §5502.41(A)(5);
WHEREAS, this mutual exchange of services agreement will provide Mayfield Village, Mayfield Heights, and Highland Heights, Ohio the access to each other’s lifeguard staff, for Planned Events and as deemed necessary, on an as needed basis, and as agreed between the municipalities, as the need may arise within the respective individual jurisdictions wherein current staffing is deemed inadequate; and
WHEREAS, this mutual exchange of services agreement will allow for the provision of reciprocal services across jurisdictional lines, enhance the capabilities of each community to provide lifeguard staff to meet staffing requirements and extend recreational pool access through Labor Day weekend for at least one (1) of the three (3) municipal pools.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF MAYFIELD VILLAGE, OHIO, THAT:
SECTION 1. Council hereby authorizes the Mayor and President of Council to enter into an agreement substantially in the form attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference as Exhibit “A” on behalf of the Village with Mayfield Heights and Highland Heights, Ohio for the purpose of providing the interchange of reciprocal emergency management assistance or aid in the form of lifeguard services between and among their Municipalities.
SECTION 2. The Council finds and determines that all formal actions of the Council relating to the adoption of this Resolution have been taken at open meetings of this Council; and that deliberations of this Council and of its committees, resulting in such formal action, took place in meetings open to the public in compliance with all statutory requirements including the requirements of Section 121.22 of the Ohio Revised Code.
SECTION 3. This Resolution is hereby declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the immediate preservation of the health, safety and welfare of the residents of Mayfield Village. It shall, therefore, take effect immediately upon passage by the affirmative vote of not less than five (5) members elected to Council and approval by the Mayor or otherwise at the earliest time allowed by law.
Resolution Adopted: June 16th, 2014