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  10.B.       
Meeting Date: 03/07/2023  
From: Katie Brandis, Dispatch Supervisor

Information
TITLE:
Consideration and Adoption of Resolution No. 2023-10:  A resolution of the Flagstaff City Council, approving an Intergovernmental Agreement between the Highlands Fire District and the City of Flagstaff for dispatch services.
STAFF RECOMMENDED ACTION:
1) Read Resolution No. 2023-10 by title only
2) City Clerk reads Resolution No. 2023-10 by title only (if approved above)
3) Adopt Resolution No. 2023-10
Executive Summary:
This agreement will allow the Flagstaff Police Department 9-1-1 Communications Center to continue to provide the same dispatch services to Highlands Fire District as it did in the past. Highlands Fire District will be billed according to the total budgetary cost of operating the 9-1-1 Communications Center . This is calculated at a cost per call rate and billed as such. these funds will be utilized to offset the cost to operate the 9-1-1 Communications Center. This agreement represents revenue of approximately $30,000 annually.  
Financial Impact:
Highlands Fire District is billed on cost per call. The city finance department determines what the cost per call will be each fiscal year depending on what it costs to run the Flagstaff Police Department 9-1-1 Center. The yearly revenue is approximately $30,000.00. 
Policy Impact:
None
Connection to PBB Priorities/Objectives, Carbon Neutrality Plan & Regional Plan:
Priority Based Budget Key Community Priorities and Objectives
High Performing Governance: Serve the public providing high quality internal and external customer service. 

High Performing Governance: Encourage public trust through transparency, accessibility and use of the City's public participation policy.

Team Flagstaff Strategic Plan: Provide exceptional service. 
 

Carbon Neutrality Plan
DD-2: Assists in providing public safety services with adequate resources and staff time in ensuring that our neighborhoods are safe for community members to travel in. 
 

Regional Plan
Council Goals:
3) Provide sustainable and equitable public facilities, services, infrastructure systems in an efficient and effective manner to serve all population areas and demographics.
8) Improve effectiveness of notification, communication and engagement with residents, neighborhoods and businesses and about City services, programs, polices projects and developments.
11) Ensure that we are as prepared as possible for extreme weather events. 
Has There Been Previous Council Decision on This:
Yes. The last IGA to provided dispatch services for Highlands Fire District was approved by council in 2017. 
Options and Alternatives:
Approve or disapprove the Intergovernmental Agreement for the Flagstaff 9-1-1 Communications Center to continue to provide dispatch services to Highlands Fire District.  
 
Key Considerations:
By approving this Intergovernmental Agreement extension, the Flagstaff 9-1-1 Communications Center can provide dispatch service to Highlands Fire District. 
 
Expanded Financial Considerations:
Highlands Fire District will be invoiced quarterly for the dispatch services based on the number of calls at the calculated cost per call. 
 
Community Benefits and Considerations:
The combined 911 Center provides fire, and law enforcement dispatch services from a single point of contact which enables the most comprehensive responses to our citizens and users.
Community Involvement:
Highlands Fire District has had the agreement approved by their fire board.
Expanded Options and Alternatives:
Approve or disapprove the  Intergovernmental Agreement for the Flagstaff 9-1-1 Communications Center to provide dispatch services to Highlands Fire District. 
 
Attachments
Res. 2023-10
IGA-Highlands Fire


    

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