Borough of Dumont, NJ
Bergen County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Dumont by Ord. No. 658 (Ch. 9 of the 1970 Revised Ordinances); amended in its entirety 8-19-2008 by Ord. No. 1368. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Length of service awards program — See Ch. 45.
Pensions for deceased firefighters — See Ch. 63, Art. I.
Police Department — See Ch. 75.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 216.
Article I Establishment and Organization of Department

§ 36-1 Department continued.

§ 36-2 Vehicle lineup.

§ 36-3 Composition; residency; nonresident members.

§ 36-4 Fire Committee.

§ 36-5 General powers of Fire Department.

§ 36-6 Fire Auxiliary (junior firefighter).

Article II Board of Fire Officers

§ 36-7 Administration of Fire Department; composition of Board.

§ 36-8 Organization meeting; regular and special meetings.

§ 36-9 Appointment of Secretary at organization meeting.

§ 36-10 Duties and authority.

Article III Fire Companies

§ 36-11 Membership.

§ 36-12 Additional conditions of continued membership.

§ 36-13 Government by-rules and regulations of Board of Fire Officers.

§ 36-14 Power to adopt rules and regulations.

§ 36-15 Duties of active members.

§ 36-16 Election of captains and lieutenants; certification to Board of Fire Officers.

Article IV Chief Officers

§ 36-17 Qualifications of candidates for election.

§ 36-18 Nominations for election.

§ 36-19 Elections; ineligibility to vote; absentee ballots; tie.

§ 36-20 Terms of office; reelection; succession.

§ 36-21 Vacancies.

§ 36-22 Chief officers subject to orders of Mayor and Chair member of Fire Committee; exception.

§ 36-23 Chain of command.

§ 36-24 Duties of Chief.

§ 36-25 Disciplinary action against chief officers.

§ 36-26 Privileges of retired Chief.

Article V Membership

§ 36-27 Register.

§ 36-28 Classification of members.

§ 36-29 Application for active membership.

§ 36-30 Preliminary approvals required; investigation and fingerprints; approval by Mayor and Council.

§ 36-31 Leave of absence; approvals required.

§ 36-32 Certificate of exemption.

Article VI Disciplinary Action

§ 36-33 Violations enumerated.

§ 36-34 Written specification of charges; service of notice.

§ 36-35 Hearing and determination.

§ 36-36 Violations.

§ 36-37 Suspension.

Article VII Miscellaneous Regulations

§ 36-38 Roll call; credit for attendance at fire or drill.

§ 36-39 Restrictions on removal of fire apparatus outside of Borough.

§ 36-40 Restrictions on removal of apparatus from firehouse.

§ 36-41 Officials authorized to order fire drills.

§ 36-42 Unauthorized driving prohibited; exception.

§ 36-43 Riding by nonmembers prohibited.

§ 36-44 Social affairs to be reported to Board of Fire Officers.

§ 36-44.1 Firematic Officer.

Article VIII Retirement

§ 36-45 Retirement of active members.

§ 36-46 Retirement due to physical or mental incapacity; complaint and notice.

§ 36-47 Hearing and determination.

§ 36-48 Recommendation of Board of Fire Officers.

§ 36-49 Incapacity of chief officers.

Article IX Clothing

§ 36-50 Clothing allowance.

§ 36-51 Uniform.

Article X Memorial Fund

§ 36-52 Fund guidelines.

Article XI Compliance with State Mandates

§ 36-53 Compliance required.

Article XII Liability Protection

§ 36-54 No liability for death, injury or injury to property.