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(A) The Garrett County Emergency Services Board shall be the final step in the establishment of primary and secondary service areas for fire, rescue and ambulance services in Garrett County and shall be responsible for final resolution of any disputes concerning service areas, mutual aid agreements, or communications. Parties that may have a dispute shall first seek resolution by:
(1) Mutual agreement between individual companies; and
(2) A review and hearing as established by the Garrett County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association, Inc.
(B) The Garrett County Emergency Services Board has jurisdiction under division (A) of this section regardless of whether a provider of the fire, rescue or ambulance service is a member of the Garrett County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association, Inc.
(1986 Code, § 41-4) (1992, Ch. 557; Am. by Md. H.B. 733, passed 3-9-2010)