Town Ordinances

ORDINANCE NO. 11 - 2010

ORDINANCE NO. 11-2010

AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE PARTIAL AMENDMENT, SUPPLEMENTATION AND REVISION OF CHAPTER 10, "FIRE DEPARTMENT," OF THE "REVISED ORDINANCES OF THE BOROUGH OF MORRIS PLAINS, NEW JERSEY, 1972" WITH THE REVISION OF THE MINIMUM AGE FOR ELIGIBILITY FOR MEMBERSHIP SET FORTH IN SECTION 10-28 OF ARTICLE 7, "JUNIOR FIREMEN’S AUXILIARY."

WHEREAS, the Borough Council is desirous of reducing the minimum age for eligibility for membership in the Junior Firemen’s Auxiliary from sixteen years of age to fourteen years of age, as permitted by N.J.S.A. 40A:14-96.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED, by the Borough Council of the Borough of Morris Plains, they being the Governing Body thereof, as follows:

Section l:

Section 10-28, entitled "Eligibility for membership," in Article 7, "Junior Firemen’s Auxiliary," set forth in Chapter 10, "Fire Department," of the Revised Ordinances is hereby amended, supplemented and revised by replacing the term "sixteen (16)" with the term "fourteen (14)".

Section 2:

All other provisions of the aforesaid Chapter 10 of the Revised Ordinances shall be unaffected and are hereby continued.

Section 3:

All Ordinances and parts of Ordinances inconsistent herewith are hereby repealed to the extent of such inconsistency.

Section 4:

If any section, subsection, sentence, clause or phrase of this Ordinance is, for any reason, held to be invalid by a Court of competent jurisdiction, such a decision shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this Ordinance.

Section 5:

This Ordinance shall take effect immediately after final passage and publication as provided by law.

Introduced: 08/19/10

Adopted: Frank J. Druetzler, Mayor