DENALI BOROUGH, ALASKA

 

RESOLUTION NO.  93-10

 

A RESOLUTION REQUESTING GOLDEN VALLEY ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION

(GVEA) TO CONTINUE OPERATING THE 911 EMERGENCY SERVICES

DISPATCH FOR THE HEALY AREA.

 

WHEREAS, the 911 services system provides an essential service to the Healy area; and

 

WHEREAS, the demand on the emergency services of the Healy area is growing about 20% per year; and

 

WHEREAS, GVEA has operated a high quality and much appreciated 911 dispatch service for the Healy area, on a volunteer basis, above and beyond the call of duty since 1972; and

 

WHEREAS, GVEA has never been required to litigate or settle any claim against any wrong doing resulting from the 911 dispatch service they have operated for over twenty-one years; and

 

WHEREAS, no person, group, or organizational entity can be made exempt from claims of gross negligence;

 

BE IT RESOLVED:  that the Borough Assembly hereby requests Golden Valley Electric Association to continue the 911 emergency services dispatch that they now operate.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED:  that should GVEA find no other alternative but to discontinue the 911 dispatch, the Borough Assembly wishes them to maintain the status-quo until such time as a viable and reliable alternative can be found.

 

PASSED and APPROVED by the DENALI BOROUGH ASSEMBLY this 8th day of August, 1993.

 

                                  SIGNATURE ON FILE                                                     

Mayor

 

 

 

ATTEST:                   SIGNATURE ON FILE

                                           Borough Clerk