City of Atlanta
Georgia

Resolution
14-R-4103

A RESOLUTION BY PUBLIC SAFETY AND LEGAL ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OR HIS DESIGNEE TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH “THE BETTER OUTCOMES FOUNDATION, INC.” ON BEHALF OF THE DEPARTMENT OF FIRE RESCUE FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING FREE COMMUNITY CARDIAC PULMONARY RESUSCITATION (CPR) TRAINING TO CITIZENS OF ATLANTA; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

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Category:Public Safety\Legal AdministrationFunctions:Law - Kristen Denius

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WHEREAS, there are an estimated 424,000 out-of-hospital sudden cardiac arrests (0HSCA) occurring in the United States annually; and

 

WHEREAS, the leading cause of death of residents in Fulton County is heart disease; and

 

WHEREAS, the survival rate for cardiac arrest patients in 2012, was 6.4% for the residents of Fulton County, Georgia; and

 

WHEREAS, early intervention of high-quality a bystander CPR compressions doubles or triples a victim’s chance of survival.

 

WHEREAS, the mission of the Department of Fire Rescue is to provide prompt quality service our stakeholders that promote safety, security, enhances sustainability, and enriches the quality of life through professional development and dedication to service.

 

WHEREAS, the mission of “The Better Outcomes Foundation, Inc.” is to provide high-quality, highly accessible, no cost training and education in 911/CPR/AED use to the historically at-risk populations of Fulton County, Georgia and to the pre-hospital emergency care providers who serve them.

 

WHEREAS, the Department of Fire Rescue and “The Better Outcomes Foundation, Inc.” wishes to combine resources to identify, target, and provide free CPR training to at-risk communities within the City of Atlanta; and

 

WHEREAS, this agreement will enhance the Department of Fire Rescue abilities to teach 911/CPR/AED training to general lay persons and community leaders in community-based places of worship, clinics, senior communities, shelters, civic organizations, schools, public gatherings, health fairs, fire stations, and business districts in at-risk communities within the City of Atlanta.

 

 

THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA, GEORGIA, HEREBY RESOLVED, as follows:

 

SECTION 1: That the Mayor or his designee is hereby authorized to enter into an agreement with “The Better Outcomes Foundation, Inc.” on behalf of the Department of Fire Rescue for the purpose of providing free community cardiac pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training to citizens of Atlanta and for other purposes

 

SECTION 2:  That all resolutions or parts of resolutions in conflict herewith are hereby waived to the extent of the conflict

 

 

 

 

Meeting History

Aug 26, 2014 3:00 PM Video Public Safety & Legal Administration Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Sep 2, 2014 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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REFERRED TO PUBLIC SAFETY AND LEGAL ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

MEMBERS PRESENT: MARTIN, LANCE BOTTOMS, ADREAN, BOND, HALL & WINSLOW

RESULT:REFERRED AS HELD
Sep 9, 2014 3:00 PM Video Public Safety & Legal Administration Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Sep 15, 2014 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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REFERRED TO PUBLIC SAFETY AND LEGAL ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

MEMBERS PRESENT: MARTIN, LANCE BOTTOMS, ADREAN, BOND, HALL & NORWOOD

RESULT:REFERRED AS HELD
Sep 23, 2014 3:00 PM Video Public Safety & Legal Administration Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Oct 6, 2014 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO PUBLIC SAFETY AND LEGAL ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE

MEMBERS PRESENT: MARTIN, LANCE BOTTOMS, BOND, HALL & WINSLOW

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Oct 14, 2014 3:00 PM Video Public Safety & Legal Administration Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Oct 20, 2014 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO PUBLIC SAFETY AND LEGAL ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Oct 28, 2014 3:00 PM Video Public Safety & Legal Administration Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Nov 3, 2014 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO PUBLIC SAFETY AND LEGAL ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Nov 10, 2014 3:00 PM Video Public Safety & Legal Administration Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Nov 17, 2014 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO PUBLIC SAFETY AND LEGAL ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Nov 24, 2014 3:00 PM Video Public Safety & Legal Administration Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Dec 1, 2014 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO PUBLIC SAFETY AND LEGAL ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Dec 9, 2014 3:00 PM Video Public Safety & Legal Administration Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Jan 5, 2015 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO PUBLIC SAFETY AND LEGAL ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jan 13, 2015 3:00 PM Video Public Safety & Legal Administration Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:FAVORABLE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Clarence "C. T." Martin, Keisha Lance Bottoms, Yolanda Adrean, Kwanza Hall
ABSENT:Michael Julian Bond, Mary Norwood, Cleta Winslow
Jan 20, 2015 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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ADOPTED BY A ROLL CALL VOTE OF 13 YEAS; 0 NAYS

RESULT:ADOPTED [13 TO 0]
AYES:Michael Julian Bond, Mary Norwood, Andre Dickens, Carla Smith, Ivory Lee Young Jr., Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Alex Wan, Howard Shook, Yolanda Adrean, Felicia A Moore, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Keisha Lance Bottoms, Joyce M Sheperd
ABSENT:Cleta Winslow
AWAY:Kwanza Hall