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File #: RES 19-615    Version: 1 Name: JPA with Minneapolis Fire Dept
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 4/17/2019
Title: Approving the joint powers agreement between the Saint Paul Fire Department and the Minneapolis Fire Department.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Attachments: 1. JPA Minneapolis Fire Training Academy.pdf

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Approving the joint powers agreement between the Saint Paul Fire Department and the Minneapolis Fire Department.

 

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WHEREAS, the Saint Paul Fire Department has need of space for a firefighter recruit training academy; and

 

WHEREAS, the Minneapolis Fire Department has a suitable training space for a firefighter recruit training academy for its own firefighter recruits; and

 

WHEREAS, pursuant to Minn. Stat. Section 471.59, two or more governmental units may by an agreement entered into through the action of their governing bodies jointly exercise any common powers; and

 

WHEREAS, the SPFD and the MFD wish to enter into a Joint Powers Agreement to offer a firefighter recruit training academy to be held in the Minneapolis facility using joint instruction and testing as set out in the JPA; and

 

WHEREAS, the Saint Paul City Council finds that this is an efficient way to present the firefighter recruit academy; now, therefore be it

 

RESOLVED, that the appropriate city officials are hereby authorized to sign a Joint Powers Agreement in substantially the form as attached.

 

 

 

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