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(a) Pursuant to Ohio R. C.9.60 and 737.041, as amended, Council hereby authorizes the Safety Director, the Chiefs of the Police and Fire Departments and the officers on duty in charge of the Police and Fire Departments, to render the services of those Departments to other municipalities, townships, counties or the State, in times of emergency, whether or not the City has entered into mutual aid contracts for police or fire services with any such political subdivision or the State. The determination of "times of emergency" shall be made only by the Safety Director, the Chiefs of the Police and Fire Departments or the officers on duty in charge of the Police and Fire Departments, upon a call for emergency police or fire protection services by the State or another political subdivision of the State.
(b) The personnel of the Police and Fire Departments rendering emergency services to other political subdivisions shall be entitled, as provided by State law, to all of their usual wages and benefits, shall be covered by Workers' Compensation and shall be immune from any liability arising from the reasonable, good faith rendering of emergency police and fire protection services.
(Res. 83-R-24. Passed 4-12-83.)