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The Fire Department shall formulate a set of bylaws for the Department which must be approved by the Mayor. However, the following provisions must be included in the bylaws.
(A) All volunteer firefighters are required, when notified, to respond to alarms of fire and other emergencies.
(B) Volunteer firefighters are required to be present at all regular meetings, call meetings, and schools presented for the benefit of the firefighters unless a valid excuse is presented.
(C) Attendance at a fire shall be counted in lieu of attendance at a meeting.
(D) There shall be one regular meeting each month, which meeting may be a drill unless a business meeting is needed.
(E) Any volunteer firefighter having two unexcused absences in succession, or three unexcused absences in a period of five months, will be dropped from the Fire Department rolls.
(F) Officers of the Fire Department leaving town for an extended period of time will be required to notify the Fire Chief.
(G) Any volunteer firefighter refusing to attend training classes provided for him or her will be subject to disciplinary action.
(Prior Code, § 35.23) (Ord. 02-84, passed 1-10-1984)