[Amended 10-20-2010 by Ord. No. 2010:24; 3-23-2011 by Ord. No. 2011:07]
There is hereby created and established a part-paid and volunteer Fire Department for the Township of Pennsauken (hereinafter referred to as "Township Fire Department" or "Fire Department") which shall consist of such members, officers and personnel as the governing body shall deem necessary for the effective government of the Department. The governing body is the appropriate authority to exercise legislative authority to:
Provide for the maintenance, regulation and control of the Fire Department;
Adopt and promulgate rules and regulations for the government of the Fire Department and for the discipline of the Fire Department members, officers and personnel;
Determine the terms of office of the members, officers and personnel, fix their compensation, and prescribe their powers, functions and duties, all as the governing body shall deem necessary for the effective government of the Fire Department;
Authorize the combination Fire Department of the Township of Pennsauken, in the County of Camden, consisting of the following:
[Amended 10-19-2016 by Ord. No. 2016:14]
There shall be appointed, by resolution of the Township Committee, paid firefighters who shall be full-time employees of the part-paid and volunteer Fire Department of the Township of Pennsauken. Said appointees shall be hired in conformance with civil service regulations and applicable state laws.