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Township of Liberty, NJ
Warren County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Liberty 4-7-1969. Section 12-2 amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
Uniform construction codes — See Ch. 44.
There is hereby authorized and established the Mountain Lake Fire Department, to be composed of one company to be known as the "Mountain Lake Fire Company" and such additional companies as the Township Committee may authorize and approve.
[Amended 6-1-1970; 5-7-1973[1]]
No persons shall hereafter become a member of the Fire Department of the Mountain Lake Fire Company or any unit thereof unless above the age of 18 and not over the age of 40, a citizen of the United States and a resident of the Township of Liberty, County of Warren, for at least six months. He shall be physically fit to perform the duties of a fireman, evidenced by a certificate to that effect by a practicing physician of the State of New Jersey, after physical examination for the purpose.
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1. General Provisions, Art. I.
Every member of the Fire Department shall, in each and every year, perform at least 60% of duty, to be composed of actual attendance and duty at fires and drills, and a record shall be kept of such attendance and duty by the Chief of the Fire Department and reported to the municipal officers annually.
Every person seeking to join the Fire Department shall make application to the company or unit which he desires to join, and, upon his election to the membership by vote of a majority of the unit present and voting, he shall become a member in good standing of the Fire Department after approval of his membership by the Chief and confirmation by the municipal officers, and his name shall be entered on a roll of firemen kept by the Municipal Clerk.
Exemption certificates may be issued to members of the Fire Department who shall have served seven years in active duty, under municipal control, as required by law of April 29, 1935, as amended May 26, 1936.[1]
Editor's Note: See now N.J.S.A. 40A:14-56 et seq.