[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Mantua 6-27-2006 by Ord. No. O-5-2006 (Ch. 18 of the 1978 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
All of the land lying and being within the corporate boundary lines of the Township of Mantua are hereby established and designed as Fire District No. 1 of the Township of Mantua.
Pursuant to the provisions of the statutes of the State of New Jersey in such case made and provided, the legal voters of the Township of Mantua shall by ballot determine the amount of money to be raised for the ensuing year and elect a Board of Fire Commissioners to consist of five persons in accordance with N.J.S.A. 40A:14-70 et seq.
The Board of Fire Commissioners shall be responsible for the administration of the Fire District pursuant to provisions of the statutes of the State of New Jersey in such case made and provided regarding fire districts.
The Fire District shall hereafter be composed of the four fire departments in the Township of Mantua, of Mantua Fireman's Association, Barnsboro Fire Company, Sewell Mutual Fire Company and the Center City Fire Company, and such additional companies as the Fire District may authorize and approve.