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File #: 23-002   
Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 12/19/2022 In control: Clark County Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 1/3/2023 Final action:
Title: Approve and authorize the Chair to sign a Memorandum of Agreement between the City of Mesquite and Clark County allowing the City of Mesquite to participate with the Urban Search and Rescue Task Force (Nevada Task Force 1) sponsored by the Clark County Fire Department. (For possible action)
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. 2B - City of Mesquite Task Force MOU

CLARK COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

AGENDA ITEM

 

Petitioner:

John Steinbeck, Fire Chief

Recommendation: 

title

Approve and authorize the Chair to sign a Memorandum of Agreement between the City of Mesquite and Clark County allowing the City of Mesquite to participate with the Urban Search and Rescue Task Force (Nevada Task Force 1) sponsored by the Clark County Fire Department. (For possible action)

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FISCAL IMPACT:

Fund #:

2031.000

Fund Name:

County Grants

Fund Center:

1200310000

Funded PGM/Grant:

1200.USAR21.2022

Amount:

N/A

Description:

N/A

Additional Comments:

Urban Search and Rescue Task Force is funded entirely by FEMA.

 

BACKGROUND: 

The City of Mesquite would like to enter into an agreement with Clark County as a participating agency in the National Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) Task Force (Nevada Task Force 1) sponsored by the Clark County Fire Department.  The National Urban Search and Rescue Response System is associated with and funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Department of Homeland Security.  The members of the USAR Team would be trained and be responsible to deploy to a task force activation.

The District Attorney's Office has reviewed and approved the agreement as to form.