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City of Waltham, MA
Middlesex County
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[Ord. No. 27927, 6-26-1995]
There is hereby established an Ambulance Service Review Committee.
[Ord. No. 27927, 6-26-1995; Ord. No. 28448, 10-14-1997; Ord. No. 30779, 10-22-2007]
The Ambulance Service Review Committee shall be composed of the Chief of Police or his designee, the Fire Chief or his designee, the Inspector of Wires or his designee, two members of the Waltham City Council appointed by the Council President, the Emergency Management Director for the City of Waltham, a representative of a hospital with an emergency room serving the City of Waltham and three citizens at large not associated with any of the preceding organizations or bodies who shall be appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the Council for terms of one year from the first day of March and until their successors are appointed and confirmed. The members of the Ambulance Service Review Committee shall organize within 30 days of initial appointment, and annually by the last day of each March thereafter, by electing one member to serve as Chairperson.
[Ord. No. 27927, 6-26-1995]
The powers and duties of the Ambulance Service Review Committee shall be as follows:
(a) 
To review the operation of the emergency ambulance service and to make appropriate recommendations regarding said service.
(b) 
To review and make recommendations regarding the development of various community based education and awareness programs providing training in first-aid, CPR and other such life safety techniques.
(c) 
To receive and investigate complaints regarding the emergency ambulance service, and to make appropriate recommendations when necessary.
[Ord. No. 27927, 6-26-1995]
The Ambulance Service Review Committee shall report by the last day of each January to the Mayor and the City Council regarding the ambulance service in the City of Waltham for the preceding calendar year. Furthermore, the Ambulance Service Review Committee shall make other reports, as necessary, to the Mayor and the City Council regarding its activities, findings and recommendations.