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Department of Emergency Management & Public Healthutualree ent o onsieration Mason County Division of Emergency Management (DEM) and Department of Public Works has developed an agreement that allows the inter -departmental use of services and resources to provide a cost effective method of doing business. This agreement is to memorialize the mutual consideration and benefit that DEM and Public Works shares to the benefit of each other, the citizens and residents of Mason County and, specifically, the Public Works roads and utilities services. It is long recognized in FEMA and all other federal and state organization charged with Emergency and Disaster preparation and management activities that Public Works is very uniquely situated and has a very unique role in emergency management. This is particularly true in Mason County which is hugely dependent upon our road and utilities network and our natural resources In acknowledging this, it is also necessary to acknowledge that in a disaster or emergency situation County roads, streams, rivers and channels, etc. are most at risk from the types of events most likely for the area. While Public Works is only one of the initial responders (also including law enforcement, fire and medical etc.), especially in rural communicates, Public Works carries the primary burden in the Recovery and Mitigation phases. As described by FEMA; "...one of the first on scene and one of the last in the field after the event." With this unique role, the Public Works Department is also most singularly benefitted by having a Division of Emergency Management, a Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan, an Emergency Operations Center and all associated resources and activities in place. Given this synergy and mutual benefit, the parties enter into this agreement to acknowledge mutual consideration. As general consideration, DEM agrees not to charge Public Works any per incident charges for services provided or supported during an emergency or disaster situation. Further, as part of this agreement, DEM will provide services and equipment to the Department of Public Work in lieu of any monetary charges for space rental provided by Public Works to DEM Correspondingly, Public Works recognizes the value of such service to its mission, roads and utilities and will waive any space rental provided by Public Works. Public Works, however, will be the recipient of any third party rental payments for use of Public Works lands or facilities during an emergency situation. DEM will continue utilization of Office Space within Building-1 as currently occupied, which includes offices, EOC and common areas (approximately 2089 square feet). DEM will, however, reimburse Public Works all actual cost of utilities (PUD-Electric, Natural Gas) and Insurance (prorated) for the space used in Building-1, which results in a payment of between $.90 and $.99 (cents) per square foot annually based upon current utilization and cost. This actual cost of utilities and insurance will be reassessed annually or upon any reallocation of costs for the Building-1. The parties agree to commence this payment based upon a utility rate of $.98 (cents) per square foot annually. Further, DEM agrees to vacate Building-6 (approximately 2184 square feet of storage) which has been historically utilized as a storage unit for emergency supplies. Public Works reserves the right to move the covered parking currently utilized by communication vehicle(s) and/or pick-up truck to an area mutually agreeable on the compound. Mason County Division of Emergency Management further provides the following specific services to Public Works: a) Emergency Management provided the backbone telephone system used for the Public Works compound. b) Emergency Management purchased the intrusion and fire alarm systems for Public Works building #1. c) Emergency Management provides a 40 kilowatts emergency power generator for portions of Public Works building #1. d) Emergency Management provides two over head projectors and two power projection screens for use in the Public Works training rooms. e) Emergency Management provides integrated computer WiFi for the Emergency Operations Center and the Public Works training rooms. f) g) Emergency Management purchased and stores 45,000 empty sandbags for use on public roadways, public infrastructure, and emergency diverting of hazardous material spills that may possibly contaminate fish habitat. Emergency Management provides the equipment and outfits employees with Legend ID security badges. Mason County Department of Public Works provides the following specific services to Emergency Management: a) Provide space in Public Works Building-1 for Division of Emergency Management for offices and Emergency Operations Center. c) rivncic non= ssentia0 staff to assist on the Eme du Tong an emergercy event. rov00I parrg area for ®E M vo lic des ed, to slot leoca Lion to be m gency OO pe rations came es and reQocatc :he cu ftua y agreed. r rent cover, if 1 ne tern ns of this agreement wi [ coinue iru affect unto i terminated in a wro'ten providing at east 30 (thirty) days rotificatior odor hip 1c�ter of agreemmen cola ns tre en ire agreement between us. \o parry of this ette of agreement ray be chanted, nnodffied, amended or supp e'nemed excep in a wru e document, signed by botr par oes which specie ica 0 y states that the document is being signed for the purposes of rnodofying the Ag reams to THs s \greemort she 1 be interpreted in accordance with the' ws of Wasp n ton n aorta rpreu ig tr s cortract, the parities hereby acknow edge that m uttu a agreerrent to the terms o this Agreement. Hxcept as otherwse spechricany provodcd9 fo s in de u P f [ t itsAg eeenrend::, ian the event either party t of any of the materiaD pr"visnons of this agreement nd fall s to cure the default within to defau Ling party s ha 0) days after mitten notice of such de auit by t i have the nog to termon to this Agreement. he of or, the ro Ot is understood and agreed tb arc this Agree lc nt does create a pa ncno rsi ip and °oirit venture betweer the par es, and that each is actirg as independent departments with aespect Ito each other. Accepted and ag In 0 Mas Sre reed to on isiC Cat M by Kenny, Director n County Support S& vic North Vl Street 'on, W sninggton 9858 Accep':ed and ag reed to on Broan Matthews, ®i actor Mason Co,,onty Pub Works & ,ti 100 Pub orKs Dive She t.n, Washington 98584 J PCeJge v epartme rlt 9 ) by