No money will change hands, but the city gets 200 samples of every miniature vehicle produced. The first is expected to be a Toyota Tacoma lifeguard truck.
City officials believe the arrangement, which includes a two-year renewal option, helps with recruitment and creates a positive image for the the fire-rescue department.
The city and Los Angeles-based Mattel reached a similar agreement six years ago, but it has expired.
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