[HISTORY: Adopted by the Village Board of the Village of Kronenwetter 4-12-2004 as Ch. 26, Art. IV, of the 2004 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Fire Department — See Ch. 66.
There is hereby created the EMS Unit which shall provide emergency medical services by the Village first responders and emergency medical technicians.
The EMS Coordinator shall appoint an Assistant EMS Coordinator subject to the recommendation of the Fire Chief and approval of the Police and Fire Commission. The Assistant EMS Coordinator shall function as the EMS Coordinator in his or her absence and at other times shall assist the EMS Coordinator.
Emergency Medical Technicians and First Responder personnel shall be appointed by the EMS Coordinator subject to the recommendation of the Fire Chief and approval of the Police and Fire Commission.
Emergency Medical Technicians and First Responder personnel are not required to be Village firefighters, however, shall be deemed subordinates of the Fire Chief as that term is defined under Wis. Stats. § 62.13.
The compensation to be paid to the EMS Coordinator, Assistant EMS Coordinator, Emergency Medical Technicians, and First Responder personnel shall be as from time to time determined by the Village Board.
The EMS Coordinator shall be responsible to coordinate operations between the EMS Unit, the Fire Department, and other agencies, including, by way of enumeration without limitation, the Schofield EMS, Aspirus Hospital and St. Claire's Hospital.
The EMS Coordinator shall be responsible for the disposition of equipment and supplies for the EMS Unit.
The EMS Coordinator shall be responsible for the custody and control of the EMS Unit records (patient, call logs, etc.)
The EMS Coordinator, in consultation with the Chief of the Fire Department, shall establish and promulgate Rules of Conduct, Directives and Policies and Procedures, and prescribe such duties for individual members of the EMS Unit as deemed necessary for the effective and efficient operations of the EMS Unit.
Discipline/discharge. Discipline and/or discharge of any member of the EMS Unit shall be as provided by law and the Police and Fire Commission.
The Village Board may enter into cooperative agreements, pursuant to Wis. Stats. § 66.0301, with other local units of government which may establish a schedule of emergency medical service user fees, which is different from that established by resolution as set forth § 50-4 of the Code of the Village of Kronenwetter.
In the instance of the Village creating its own ambulance service, as opposed to the current contractual relationship, the Village from time to time shall establish a schedule of emergency service user fees for residents and nonresidents of the Village covering transportation and nontransportation services, through a resolution adopted at a fully noticed and convened meeting of the Village Board.