[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Woolrich 6-21-1999 by Ord. No. 99-18. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Township of Woolwich shall allow tuition credit for eligible volunteer members, spouses and dependent children according to the terms and provisions of N.J.S.A. 18A:71-78.11 to 18A:71-78.4.
Prior to receiving approval for said tuition credit, volunteers must first agree to serve for a minimum of four years and must sign an agreement stating such with Woolwich Township.
Volunteer members must be considered active members in good standing of the Volunteer Fire Department or Rescue Squad, and proof to that effect shall be filed with Woolwich Township by the Chief of the Woolwich Fire Company/Rescue Squad.
Upon receipt of the above stated agreement and reference, a letter of eligibility is to be issued to the volunteer by the Woolwich Township Clerk to be presented to the appropriate institution.
All volunteers taking advantage of the tuition credit program must provide verification to the institution of enrollment that the volunteer has performed the service required for the tuition credit. Upon completion of each semester, the volunteer shall submit a transcript to Woolwich Township to be maintained in a permanent record and shall have maintained a "C" grade average in order to continue eligibility for the tuition program.
If at any time the above-stated law shall change whereas a cost shall be incurred to the Township of Woolwich for the implementation of this program, this chapter shall then be repealed.