[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Clifton Park 12-3-2001 by L.L. No. 17-2001. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Emergency Services Advisory Board (ESAB) of the Town of Clifton Park is hereby established.
The Board shall consist of one member plus one alternate from each of the six fire districts and one member plus one alternate from each of the ambulance corps in the Town of Clifton Park and a Chairman appointed at large.
The members and their alternates shall be appointed by the Town Board as follows upon December 31: two members shall be appointed for one year, two members shall be appointed for two years, and two members shall be appointed for three years. Alternates shall be appointed from each district for a term concurrent with the regular member's term. All reappointments or subsequent appointments shall be for three-year terms.
All members of the Board shall be residents of the Town of Clifton Park and, additionally, be residents of the district he/she represents. Alternates need only be residents of the district he/she represents.
The Town Board shall seek recommendations for appointments to the Emergency Services Advisory Board from the respective fire district officials and ambulance services.
The Emergency Services Advisory Board shall consider matters concerning fire prevention and protection on a Town-wide basis. It shall make recommendations concerning these matters to the Director of Building and Zoning and the Town Board. The Advisory Board shall meet at least every three months at the direction of the Chairman or more often, at the call of the Chair, if necessary. The Town Board may seek the advice of the Emergency Services Advisory Board when considering candidates for the position of Chief of the Bureau of Fire Prevention.
The alternates shall have the powers of the members in the absence of their respective member.