[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of North Branford 7-7-2015 by Ord. No. 247, effective 8-6-2015. Amendments noted where applicable.]
There is hereby created a committee to be known as the "Public Safety Communications Committee." The committee shall consist of a chairperson, the Police Chief, the Fire Chief, and six additional members, to be appointed by the Mayor with the approval of the Town Council. Two members shall be appointed from the Police Commission, two members shall be appointed from the Fire Commission, two members shall be appointed from the Town Council, and one member shall be appointed from the public at large.
The committee shall hold meetings as often as necessary to fulfill its duties, but not less often than once each quarter of the year. The committee shall notify the Manager of the time, date and place of each meeting at least one week in advance, and the Manager shall cause notice of such meeting to be published in the manner provided for meetings of boards and commissions in the Town of North Branford.
The committee shall work to review, examine and discuss safety communications in the Town of North Branford; hear, investigate and review all issues from citizens about safety communication matters; advise the Town Manager on policy, procedures and technology related to the emergency dispatch center; and develop plans to be submitted to the Mayor and Town Council for enhancing safety communication in the case of disaster or emergency, and for preserving the peace, mitigating the results and rendering aid as a result thereof.