[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Bath as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 1-18-1994 by L.L. No. 1-1994]
The purpose of this article is to authorize the Trustees of the Village of Bath to reimburse members of the Bath Volunteer Fire Department for their actual and necessary expenses as volunteer fire persons.
The actual and necessary expenses of the Volunteer Fire Chief, Assistant Volunteer Chief and all members of the Bath Volunteer Fire Department incurred in the performance of their official duties shall be a Village charge. When authorized by the Board of Trustees, such expenses shall be paid by the Village Treasurer.
For the purposes of this article, "actual and necessary expenses," as it applies to the Volunteer Fire Chief or Assistant Volunteer Chief or other members of the Bath Volunteer Fire Department, means only such expenses incurred in the performance of their extra-official duties as Volunteer Chief, Assistant Volunteer Chief or members.
The Board of Trustees shall audit any claim filed in compliance with § 5-524 of the Village Law for mileage, travel expenses or in attending conventions, conference or schooling pursuant to § 77-b of the General Municipal Law.
All moneys advanced or otherwise disbursed by the Village to carry out the provisions of this article shall be only from moneys appropriated for such purposes and included in the annual budget of the Village.