Town of Mansfield, CT
Tolland County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Mansfield 4-11-2005, effective 5-6-2005. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Emergency management — See Ch. 21.
Fire lanes — See Ch. 125.

§ 25A-1 Title.

This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the “Ordinance Establishing a Division of Fire and Emergency Services” or the “Division of Fire and Emergency Services Ordinance.”

§ 25A-2 Legislative authority.

This chapter is enacted pursuant to C.G.S. §§ 7-148 and 7-193, and § C509 of the Mansfield Town Charter, as amended.

§ 25A-3 Purpose.

The Town Council has established a Division of Fire and Emergency Services within the Department of Public Safety to provide for fire protection and the emergency services in the Town of Mansfield.

§ 25A-4 Division created; duties; administration; personnel.

There hereby is created a Division of Fire and Emergency Services within the Department of Public Safety. The Division of Fire and Emergency Services shall be responsible for performance of the responsibilities of the Department of Public Safety, under § C509 of the Charter of the Town of Mansfield, for protection of life and property within the Town of Mansfield from fire and for provision of emergency services. The Division of Fire and Emergency Services shall be administered by a Fire Chief, who shall be appointed by the Town Manager and shall report directly to the Director of Public Safety. Upon resolution of the Town Council, the Division of Fire and Emergency Services may include not only career personnel but also volunteer personnel.

§ 25A-5 Word usage.

Whenever used, the singular number shall include the plural, and the plural the singular.