SAMPLE MUTUAL AID AGREEMENT TEMPLATE
Instructions for Using the Attached Template:
Bracketed information should be replaced or eliminated as appropriate to the
Agreement. The actual [Brackets], and any italicized, descriptive language therein,
should be deleted whenever the bracketed terms are replaced or included or, if not
applicable, eliminated completely.
NOTE: Bracketed information should not be confused with
parenthetical information! Language appearing inside of (parenthesis)
has been included in several places to define a legal or technical term
through an example of, or limitation to, the term=s meaning. It is
recommended that parenthetical information be included in mutual aid
agreements exactly as it appears in the template.
Agreements to be entered into with emergency response agencies located in a state
bordering Wyoming are governed by the provisions of the Interstate Emergency
Services Mutual Aid Act, WYO. STAT. ANN. ' 19-13-201 et seq. Proposed interstate
mutual aid agreements must be approved by the Wyoming Attorney General and an
executed original of every interstate mutual aid agreement must be filed with the
Wyoming Secretary of State as well as the local (Wyoming) county clerk=s office.
It is advisable to provide a copy of each mutual aid agreement to the Wyoming Office
of Homeland Security and any other appropriate state or local agency with an interest
in the substance of the agreement such as local law enforcement, the State Fire
Marshall, Department of Health, Department of Agriculture, etc.
This template may not be appropriate for all types of mutual aid arrangements and the
parties should always have their own legal counsel review every proposed agreement
prior to signing. The parties should advise their legal counsel whenever the language
of a proposed agreement differs from the template OR the parties have added to,
excluded or substantially revised any of the template=s provisions.
Parties are responsible for c