[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Stanhope 12-6-1905. Amendments noted where applicable.]
There may be formed by a number, not greater than fifty (50), all of whom shall be men of legal age, a Fire Department in said borough, to be known as "Stanhope Hose Company No. 1," and as such may elect all necessary officers (excepting Fire Chief) and make and provide a constitution and such bylaws for its government and control as shall not be inconsistent with the laws of this state.
Said Hose Company may nominate one (1) of its members as Chief, who shall become such if such nomination shall be confirmed by the Mayor and Council of said borough.