[HISTORY: Adopted by the Municipal Council of the City of Taunton as Rev. Ords. 1964, §§ 2-24 to 2-26 (§§ 2-8, 2-9 and 2-13 of the 2010 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Generally. Every automobile owned by the City shall be plainly marked upon each side of the hood thereof with the words "City of Taunton" and upon each side thereof with the name of the department in which it is used, in letters not less than two inches high.
Application of section to Police Department. The provisions of this section shall not apply to the Police Department.
No officer, agent, servant or employee of the City shall use any automobile belonging to the City except in the actual performance of the duties of his office or employment or permit such automobile to be used by any person not in the employ of the City.
Notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law, rule or regulation to the contrary, the Commissioner of the Department of Public Works is hereby authorized and directed to provide for the affixation of POW/MIA decals on the lower corner of the rear window farthest removed from the driver on all passenger motor vehicles owned by the City of Taunton; provided, however, that said decals are supplied to the City without cost.