[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Amityville 12-14-2009 by L.L. No. 11-2009. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Police Department — See Ch. 25.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 81.
Conduct at fires — See Ch. 83.
Editor's Note: This local law provided that it shall take effect on January 2, 2010, subject to acceptance and filing by the Secretary of State.
The Fire Department of the Village is hereby authorized and permitted to go to the aid of another city, Village, town or fire district or territory outside the Village to aid in extinguishing a fire or fires therein, and while in the performance of their duties in extending such aid, the members of said Department shall have the same immunity and privileges as though performing the same within the Village, pursuant to § 209 of the General Municipal Law. The Chief or other head of the Fire Department, or of any company thereof, is authorized to extend such aid, in his discretion, in answer to a call for assistance from such Village, town, fire district or other territory, provided always that sufficient apparatus and membership is kept in the Village for local protection at all times.
Pursuant to § 217 of the General Municipal Law:
The Board of Trustees has established a service award program for volunteer members of the Amityville Fire Department by Local Law No. 12 of 1991, which local law was duly approved by a majority of the electors of the Village of Amityville on November 5, 1991. Said service award program was duly amended by Local Law No. 1 of 2003 as duly approved by a majority of the electors of said Village on November 4, 2003, and further amended by Local Law No. 7 of 2005 as duly approved by a majority of the electors of said Village on November 8, 2005.
The program shall consist of a defined benefit plan, with investment and administrative services to be provided by a plan administrator designated by the Board of Trustees.
The Mayor shall, on the advice of the Village Attorney, be authorized to execute a contract with said Plan Administrator on behalf of the Village of Amityville.
The Board of Trustees of the Village of Amityville is hereby designated as the Service Award Program Committee and is authorized to meet for the purpose of considering aspects of the award program which are, by law, obligations of the program sponsor, such Committee to be chaired by the Mayor.