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COA IL256 <br /> RECIPROCAL LENDING AGREEMENT OF FIRE EQUIPMENT <br /> The City of Burlington <br /> The City of Mount Vernon <br /> The City of Anacortes <br /> This Agreement ("Agreement") is entered into and effective the day of 2018 <br /> by and between the City of Burlington, Washington, a municipal corporation ("Burlington") and the City <br /> of Mount Vernon,Washington, a municipal corporation ("Mount Vernon")the City of Anacortes, <br /> Washington, a municipal corporation ("Anacortes") collectively referred herein as "the Cities" or"the <br /> Parties". <br /> RECITALS <br /> A. The Cities each have created and operate a City Fire Department providing fire and fire related <br /> services for their respective jurisdictions; and <br /> B. From time to time, either Party may have certain Backup Fire Apparatus out of service due as a <br /> result of a variety of circumstances including needed maintenance when the other Party may have <br /> same or similar Backup Fire Apparatus surplus to its immediate or short term needs; and <br /> C. Negative impacts to level of services a fire department can provide (including customary <br /> emergency fire department response) are likely when Backup Fire Apparatus is unavailable for use; <br /> and <br /> D. The Cities are code cities organized under Title 35A RCW given the fullest statutory and <br /> constitutional powers including but not limited to the authority granted under Chapter 39.34 RCW <br /> to enter into agreements with one another for joint or cooperative action; and <br /> E. The Cities desire to enter into an agreement whereby one Party that is in need of additional <br /> Backup Fire Apparatus because that Party's Backup Fire Apparatus is out of service for maintenance, <br /> it may borrow available Backup Fire Apparatus from the another Party subject to the terms and <br /> conditions of this Agreement. <br /> F. The cities of Burlington and Mount Vernon previously entered into a reciprocal fire equipment <br /> lending agreement.The City of Anacortes has asked to participate under similar terms with the cities <br /> of Burlington and Mount Vernon. <br /> G. The Parties agree to repeal and terminate the two party reciprocal fire agreement between <br /> Burlington and Mount Vernon and replace such agreement with this Agreement beginning on the <br /> effective date set forth above. <br /> NOW,THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual promises contained herein, the Cities agree as <br /> follows: <br /> 1. The recitals set forth above are incorporated as if set forth fully herein by this reference. <br /> Cities Reciprocal Lending Agreement page 1 of 11 <br />