Appendix 5 | Mutual Aid Agreements | Page 1
MUTUAL AID AGREEMENTS
?Purpose - Discuss problems responsible for agreement, what the agreement is intended to
Discuss problems responsible for agreement, what agreement is intended to accomplish.
?Organization - Initial parties; powers, procedures, and duties, adding new parties; withdrawal
of parties; dissolution; breach and liquidation of damages; amendment; duration of
agreement and termination.
?Finance - Who pays how much? For what? When? For what source?
Authority - Who can commit resources? Policy-making body, management, important and
Personnel - Who provides? For what periods? For what purposes? Who directs whom?
Legal Aspects - Constitutional and statutory authorities, legal liabilities and insurance.
Status of Real and Personal Property - Who provides acquisition, maintenance, and opera-
Severability - Effect on agreement if any portion is found unlawful and void.
Appendix 5 | Mutual Aid Agreements | Page 2
MUTUAL AID AGREEMENT
This agreement made and entered into by and between the following governing bodies:
(NOTE: LIST ALL JURISDICTIONS ENTERING INTO THIS AGREEMENT) hereinafter re-
ferred to as Members of the Mutual Aid Association.
WHEREAS, on occasion each Member of the Mutual Aid Association has a need for
additional aid from other sources in order to adequately combat
WHEREAS, the Members hereto desire to combine their resources and experts to pro-
vide mutual aid in the case of fire, medical, or other emergency,
NOW THEREFORE, in consideration of these facts, the Members hereto agree as fol-
1. Each Member agrees to provide mutual aid in the form of ________________________