Emergency Management: Mutual Aid
This agreement is provided as a sample, compliments of Bruce Slagoski.
The City of Beloit, Wisconsin's, reference guide is designed to be useful to individual agencies during a proclaimed emergency -- whether it be to borrow a piece of equipment for a specific job or request crews to assist in repair of a major failure.
Link to FEMA site for requirements for reimbursement of services provided under mutual aid agreements.
List of 19 job titles most commonly requested in a response
Illinois Public Works Mutual Aid Network (IPWMAN) is the Statewide Mutual Aid Program which includes Townships, Unit Road Districts, Public Works, County Highway Departments, water, and wastewater utilities/districts. Their site contains FAQs, sample ordinance, the IPWMAN Mutual Aid Agreement, presentations, minutes of the IPWMAN, and conference information. www.ipwman.org
Mutual aid legislation for Massachusetts and letter inviting participation
The Emergency Management Assistance Compact web site features a information on best practices, example legislation, contact information, and other resources.
State of New Hampshire web site describing statewide mutual aid program. This site provides visitors with the ability to download sample Agreements, Aid Request Letters, Inventory Forms, List of Participating Communities, and Cost Data.
State and Province Emergency Management Assistance Memorandum of Understanding - A Mutual Aid Agreement entered into between States of Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, New York & Wisconsin, and the Canadian Provinces of Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario and Saskatchewan.
Tennessee mutual aid law and accompanying descriptions from MTAS