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6/3/18/63 <br />ORDL IME Noo1 yG <br />AN ORDINANCE TO PROVIDE FOR A MUTUAL FIRE AID PROGRAM <br />BETWEEN THE VILLAGE Or, EU[ GROVE VILLAGE AND NEIGHBORING <br />MQNICIPALITIES <br />BE IT ORDAINED BY THE PRESIDENT AND BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE <br />VILLAGE CF ELK GROVE VILLAGE: <br />SECTION ONE: PURPOSE. <br />The purpose of this ordinance is to provide for a program <br />of mutual aid between the Village of Elk Grove Village and <br />other municipalities whereby each such municipality will be <br />obligated to come to the assistance of a neighboring municipal- <br />ity in the event of a fire or other disaster therein of such <br />magnitude that the fire -fighting equipment and personnel of the <br />municipality cannot effectively cope with it. <br />SECTION TWOS DEFINITIONS* <br />For the purpose of this ordinance, the following terms are <br />defined as follows: <br />(a) "Municipality": A city or villagel <br />(b) "Mutual Fire Aid Program": A plan or program as provided for <br />in this ordinance whereby the munioipalities participating <br />In the program agree to come to one another's assistance <br />in case of fire or other disaster too large for local <br />equipment and personnel to handle; <br />(c) "Mutual Aid Area": The territery occupied by the muni- <br />oipalities namely : Mt, Prospect, Elk Grove Villages <br />Arlington Heights, Rolling Meadows, Palatine and Hoffman <br />Estates; <br />(d) "Participating Municipality": A municipality, in the <br />mutual aid area, that participates in the Mutual Fire <br />Aid Progrm by adopting an ordinance authorizing or <br />approving the program and entering into an appropriate <br />agreements (substantially as provided herein) with other <br />participating municipalities for rendering and receiving <br />aid in ease of fire or other disaster; <br />(e) "Stricken Municipality": A participating municipality <br />in which a fire or other disaster occurs that is of <br />such magnitude that it cannot be adequately coped with by <br />local fire fighting equlpsunt and personnel= <br />