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File #: 33918    Version: 1 Name: Firefighters
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 4/29/2014 In control: PUBLIC SAFETY REVIEW COMMITTEE
On agenda: 7/1/2014 Final action: 7/1/2014
Enactment date: 7/11/2014 Enactment #: ORD-14-00124
Title: Amending Sections 6.01, 6.02, and 6.03 of the Madison General Ordinances to remove unnecessary specific details regarding the composition, hours and salary of employees of the Fire Department.
Sponsors: Michael E. Verveer
Fiscal Note
No appropriation is required.
Title
Amending Sections 6.01, 6.02, and 6.03 of the Madison General Ordinances to remove unnecessary specific details regarding the composition, hours and salary of employees of the Fire Department.
Body
DRAFTER'S ANALYSIS: This ordinance removes out-of-date language regarding the composition, hours and salaries of fire department employees. All of the removed language is covered elsewhere through statute, labor contracts, the City budget process, APMs and the Police and Fire Commission Rules.
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The Common Council of the City of Madison do hereby ordain as follows:
1. Section 6.01 entitled “Who Compose the Fire Department” of the Madison General Ordinances is amended to read as follows:
“6.01 WHO COMPOSE THE FIRE DEPARTMENT.
(1) Fire Department. The Fire Department shall be under the supervision of the Fire Chief who shall be responsible for the protection of life and property against fire, the prevention and extinguishment of fires, the removal of fire hazards, and emergency rescue and lifesaving operations. The Fire Chief shall be responsible for the care and maintenance of all property and equipment of histhe division.
(2) Composition of Fire Department. The Fire Department shall consist of one chief to be known as the “Fire Chief of the Fire Department”; two or more assistants to be known as “Assistant Chiefs of the Fire Department”; two or more Deputy Fire Chiefs; eleven (11) or more men to have charge of the fire stations who shall be known as Captains; eleven (11) or more men who shall have charge of the fire stations in the absence of the Captains, who shall be known as Lieutenants; a Fire Inspection Bureau one Assistant Mechanic, five Dispatchers, and one hundred twenty-nine (129) full paid men, such number to be consisting of one Captain and seven (7) or more Inspectors, one Master Mechanic to be known as a Captain, designate...

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