RESOLUTION NO. 1514
A RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING A MUTUAL AID COMPENSATION POLICY FOR CITY OF GOODLAND UTILITIES
WHEREAS, the City of Goodland owns, operates and maintains a water, wastewater and electric utility; and
WHEREAS, the City of Goodland, by Resolution No. 1376 did authorize and direct the City Manager to execute and deliver the Kansas Mutual Aid Program (KSMAP) Agreement and such other documents as necessary for participation in the Kansas Mutual Aid Program for utilities; and
WHEREAS, the City of Goodland has been called upon periodically to provide mutual aid to other entities; and
WHEREAS, it is in the best interests of both the City of Goodland and entities receiving aid to provide clarity of its compensation expectations when mutual aid is rendered.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF GOODLAND, KANSAS, THAT:
- That the one-page supplemental document entitled Mutual Aid Compensation Policy for City of Goodland Utilities” and included with this Resolution is hereby adopted and incorporated.
- That this policy be provided to both City employees deploying on a KSMAP Agreement and to entities receiving aid from the City through the KSMAP Agreement.
ADOPTED by the Governing Body of the City of Goodland, Kansas this 4th day of December, 2017.
Brian Linin, Mayor
Mary Volk, City Clerk
Mutual Aid Compensation Policy for City of Goodland Utilities
- The entity receiving aid will reimburse the City of Goodland for all labor and equipment costs expended as a result of any Mutual Aid Request.
- No employee deployed on a KSMAP Agreement shall work more than sixteen (16) hours per day. Employee time spent on “standby” and time spent travelling to and from location will be considered time worked.
- Employees deployed on a KSMAP agreement will be guaranteed compensation for a minimum of eight (8) hours of work per day. The entity receiving aid will compensate the City of Goodland this minimum amount even if the employee’s actual hours worked is less than eight (8).
- Employees deployed on a KSMAP Agreement will be paid their standard wage rate for the first eight (8) hours worked per day and will be paid at the overtime rate of one-and-one-half (1.5) times the employee’s regular rate of pay for all hours thereafter.