[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Gardner as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 9-2-2003 by Ord. No. 1389; amended 8-6-2012 by Ord. No. 1544]
An Inspection of Wires Division of the Building Department is hereby established, the affairs of which shall be conducted by an officer known as the "Inspector of Wires," and such officer is hereby designated as the officer required by MGL c. 166, § 32. The Inspector of Wires shall also perform the duties heretofore performed by the Superintendent of Fire Alarm Telegraph and shall have charge of the police signal system. Said Inspection of Wires Division and the Inspector of Wires shall be subject to the authority of the Mayor and the Building Commissioner, and, for fire alarm superintendent related activities, the Inspector of Wires shall report to the Building Commissioner and confer with the Fire Chief.
[Amended 11-18-2013 by Ord. No. 1563]
The Mayor shall appoint, subject to recommendation of the Building Commissioner and confirmation by the City Council, an Inspector of Wires, who shall be appointed for a term of three years. The Inspector of Wires shall be a journeyman electrician licensed in Massachusetts. He shall keep an accurate record of the transactions of his office and shall report the same to the Building Commissioner on a monthly basis, to be reported to the Mayor in January of each year.