[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Rye Brook 9-10-1996 by L.L. No. 2-1996; amended in its entirety 9-15-1998 by L.L. No. 5-1998. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
The Rye Brook Fire Department is established to serve the fire protection and related needs of the Village of Rye Brook.
Pursuant to Municipal Home Rule Law § 10, Subdivision (1), Paragraph (ii)e(3), § 10-1000 of the Village Law (as amended by Chapter 307 of the Laws of 1980) is amended in its application to the Village of Rye Brook to add a Subdivision 12 to the powers enumerated in that section, to read as follows:
Except as otherwise provided in any fire protection agreement, if there are paid firefighters, they shall have charge of all apparatus and other equipment, and any voluntary department shall act under the orders of such paid firefighters.
Pursuant to Municipal Home Rule Law § 10, Subdivision (1), Paragraph (ii)e(3), Village Law § 412, Subdivision (3), Paragraph (9)a (as added by Chapter 976 of the Laws of 1973), is amended in its application to the Village of Rye Brook to include a private, for-profit corporation as an entity with which the Board of Trustees may contract for the provision of fire protection and related services, so that Village Law § 4-412, Subdivision (3), Paragraph (9)a, shall read as follows:
The invalidity of any word, section, clause, paragraph, sentence, part or provision of this chapter shall not affect the validity of any other part of this chapter which can be given effect without such invalid part or parts. Nothing in this chapter shall constitute a limitation on any other power or authority of the Village to enter into a fire protection contract.