ORDINANCE NO. 07B OF 2022 AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND AND REENACT SECTIONS 4-2002, 4-2003 AND 4-2004 FIRE PROTECTION

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ORDINANCE NO. 07B OF 2022 AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND AND REENACT SECTIONS 4-2002, 4-2003 AND 4-2004 FIRE PROTECTION

Postby City Clerk » Thu Aug 18, 2022 8:32 am

ORDINANCE NO. 07B OF 2022

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND AND REENACT SECTIONS 4-2002, 4-2003 AND 4-2004
FIRE PROTECTION

BE IT ORDAINED by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the City of Jeanerette, in regular session assembled,

BE IT THEREFORE ORDAINED, by the Board of Aldermen, City of Jeanerette, State of Louisiana, that the ordinance now read

That the Code of Ordinance of the City of Jeanerette, SECTIONS 4-2002 Fire department created are hereby AMENDED and REENACTED to read as follows, to wit:

There is hereby created a department to be hereafter known as the Jeanerette Fire Department, the object of which shall be the prevention of fire and the protection of life and property from fire within the city limits and Iberia Parish Fire Protection District Number One (1) as defined by Iberia Parish council, and any other areas designated by the city.

That the Code of Ordinance of the City of Jeanerette, SECTIONS 4-2003 Membership are hereby AMENDED and REENACTED to read as follows, to wit:

(a) The membership of the department shall consist of the persons as may be appointed by the chief possessing qualifications fixed for membership by the chief and shall be able-bodied citizens residing within the general area of responsibility of the fire department within a 10 mile radius. Determination of whether candidates are qualified and able-bodied shall be made by the chief.

That the Code of Ordinance of the City of Jeanerette, SECTIONS 4-2004 Officers are hereby AMENDED and REENACTED to read as follows, to wit:

(b) The chief shall be appointed by the board and shall serve at its pleasure. The chief shall be technically qualified by training and experience and shall have ability to command the members and hold their respect and confidence, and shall carry out the policies for the operation of the department as fixed by the city.
BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED, that all ordinances and resolutions in conflict herewith are hereby repealed.

This Ordinance shall take effect and be in force immediately after its adoption.

This Ordinance was introduced on the 11th day of July 2022 by Alderman Clark and second by Alderman Lancon notice of public hearing having been posted on July 14, 2022, said public hearing having been held on August 8th, 2022 the title having been read and the ordinance considered, on motion of Alderman Clark whom moved its adoption, seconded by Alderwoman Moore, and upon roll call was adopted by its title, section by section, and as a whole, by the following yea and nay vote:

YEAS: Alderman Clark, Alderwoman Moore, Alderman Bourgeois, Alderman Ward
NAYS: None
ABSTAIN: Alderman Duplechain
ABSENT: None

This Ordinance was thereupon declared adopted by Mayor and was approved and signed by him and attested by the City Clerk and the corporate seal of the City of Jeanerette affixed hereto on this 17th day of August, 2022.


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