Ordinance 2015-28: EMT Training

ORDINANCE NO. 2015-28

 

AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING A POLICY ON THE REIMBURSEMENT

TO THE VILLAGE FOR EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN

TRAINING COSTS IN CERTAIN CIRCUMTANCES, AND ADOPTING

AN AGREEMENT FOR THIS SAME PURPOSE

 

WHEREAS, the Village of Antwerp has an emergency medical service department for which individuals volunteer to serve on such department; however, the Village incurs the expense to train an individual to become certified as an emergency medical technician (“EMT”), including the course tuition, books, and mileage to attend the course for such training; and

 

WHEREAS,  the Village of Antwerp is desirous of establishing a policy requiring any individual desirous of serving on the Village’s emergency medical service department and becoming certified as an EMT at the expense of the Village to enter into an agreement with the Village to reimburse those training costs to the Village if the individual discontinues making emergency medical runs on behalf of the Village within one (1) year of receiving the EMT certification or fails to complete the requisite training to become certified as an EMT, and to reimburse one-half (1/2) of those training costs to the Village if the individual commences making emergency medical runs for another emergency medical / ambulance service in the same one (1) year period; and

 

WHEREAS, the individual desirous of seeking the EMT training at the expense of the Village must sign an agreement to reimburse the Village for those training costs in the certain circumstances identified herein and before the Village will agree to incur the training costs for that individual.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Council of the Village of Antwerp, Paulding County, Ohio, as follows:

 

Section 1.        The Village of Antwerp hereby establishes its policy requiring any individual desirous of serving on the Village’s emergency medical service department and becoming certified as an EMT at the expense of the Village to enter into an agreement with the Village to reimburse those training costs to the Village if the individual discontinues making emergency medical runs on behalf of the Village within one (1) year of receiving the EMT certification or fails to complete the requisite training to become certified as an EMT, and to reimburse one-half (1/2) of those training costs to the Village if the individual commences making emergency medical runs for another emergency medical / ambulance service in the same one (1) year period.  The individual seeking the EMT training at the expense of the Village must sign an agreement to reimburse the Village for those training costs in the certain circumstances identified herein and before the Village will agree to incur the training costs for that individual.  A copy of the Agreement is attached hereto as Exhibit A and incorporated herein by reference.

 

Section 2.        The Village of Antwerp authorizes the Village Mayor to sign the Agreement as accepting the same on behalf of the Village as reflected on Exhibit A.

 

Section 3.        It is hereby found and determined that all formal actions of the Council concerning or relating to the passage of this Ordinance were adopted in an open meeting of this Council, and that all deliberations of the Council and any of its committees that resulted in such formal action, were in meetings open to the public, in compliance with all legal requirements.

 

Section 4.        This Ordinance shall take effect and be in force after the earliest period allowed by law.

 

 

 

Passed: _______________________, 2015.

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Thomas D. VanVlerah, Mayor

Village of Antwerp

Attest:

 

______________________________

Aimee Lichty, Fiscal Officer

 

 

 

First Reading: _______________________

 

Second Reading: _____________________

 

Third Reading: ______________________