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City of Mountain Iron, Minnesota



Resolution Number 20-19

RESOLUTION NUMBER 20-19

AUTHORIZING PROCEEDING WITH RECOMMENDATIONS IDENTIFIED FROM THE FIRE DEPARTMENT SERVICE PLANNING COMMITTEE

WHEREAS, the City of Mountain Iron provides fire protection services to the citizens of the City and surrounding cities and townships; and

WHEREAS, the City of Mountain Iron and the City of Virginia have held formal discussions regarding the possibilities of shared services since 2018; and 

WHEREAS, the City Councils of Mountain Iron and Virginia have accepted the report of the feasibility study regarding shared services prepared by McGrath Consulting, Inc; and  

WHEREAS, the Cities jointly created and formally recognized a committee to study fire department shared service with representation from the City of Mountain Iron and City of Virginia; and

WHEREAS, the Service Planning Committee determined at their meeting held on December 2, 2019 to recommend to their respective Councils to proceed with working towards the goal of a full merger; and

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOUNTAIN IRON, MINNESOTA, that the City of Mountain Iron hereby agrees to move forward with the Fire Department Service Planning Committee recommendation of working towards the goal of a full merger of the Fire Departments of Mountain Iron and Virginia.

DULY ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL THIS 16th DAY OF DECEMBER, 2019.

 

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Mayor Gary Skalko

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City Administrator

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