Township of West Windsor, NJ
Mercer County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of West Windsor as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 8-7-2000 by Ord. No. 2000-18]

§ 12-1 Program created.

A Length of Service Awards Program is herewith created in accordance with Chapter 388 of the Laws of 1997, to reward members of the West Windsor Volunteer Fire Company No. 1, Inc., the Princeton Junction Volunteer Fire Company No. 1, Inc., and Twin "W" First Aid Squad, Inc., for their loyal, diligent and devoted services to the residents of West Windsor Township, effective January 1, 2001.

§ 12-2 Contributions; administration.

The LOSAP shall provide for fixed annual contributions to a deferred income account for each volunteer member that meets the criteria set forth below; that such contributions shall be made in accordance with a plan that shall be established by the Township Council pursuant to P.L. 1997, c. 388; and that such plan shall be administered in accordance with the laws of the State of New Jersey, the United States Internal Revenue Code and this article.

§ 12-3 Eligibility.

[Amended 3-17-2003 by Ord. No. 2003-07[1]]
The LOSAP shall provide for annual contributions as credit to each eligible member that meets the criteria as follows:
A. 
Number of points required per year for firefighters to qualify: 125.
B. 
Number of points required per year for first-aid organization members to qualify: 100.
C. 
For regular annual service: $1,150.
D. 
Maximum total to be contributed in one given year: $1,150.
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance was approved by the voters at the election held 5-13-2003.

§ 12-4 (Reserved) [1]

[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 12-4, Prior service, was repealed 3-17-2003 by Ord. No. 2003-07.

§ 12-5 (Reserved) [1]

[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 12-5, Program costs, was repealed 3-17-2003 by Ord. No. 2003-07.

§ 12-6 Program points.

A. 
Each volunteer member shall be credited with points for volunteer services provided to the West Windsor Fire Company No. 1, Inc., or Princeton Junction Volunteer Fire Company No. 1, Inc., as provided below:
LOSAP Point System
125 points per year required
Point Requirements
Point Entitlement
Maximum Point Entitlement
Participation in emergency responses
1
115
Training drills
1
12
Attendance at meetings
1
12
Special events assignment
1
12
Total Points
151
Point Entitlement
Maximum Point Entitlement
Other Points Entitlement
Elected or appointed positions (only one entitlement of 25 points can be attained)
25
25
Chairmen appointed to committees (only one entitlement of 10 points can be attained)
10
10
B. 
Each volunteer member shall be credited with points for volunteer services provided to the Twin "W" First Aid Squad, Inc., as provided below:
LOSAP Points System
100 points per year required
Point Requirements
Maximum Point Entitlement
Chief
25
President
25
All other line or elected officers
20
Trustee
5
Duty, night
2
Call responses
1 point per call
Courses
1 point per CEU
Teaching (volunteer) (20 points per, maximum)
1 point per hour
Meetings
2 points per meeting
Drills
2 points per drill
Special assignments (standby, clean-up squad room, landscaping, vehicles, community education)
5 points per assignment (30 points maximum)

§ 12-7 Vesting members.

A member shall vest in 100% of his or her accumulated contributions and earnings after five years of eligible service.

§ 12-8 When effective.

This article shall not take effect unless it is approved by voters as a public question at the next election.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: This article was approved by voters at the election held 11-7-2000.