A.   Election Of Officers: The city volunteer fire department shall elect officers every four (4) years following a municipal election. They shall elect from their membership a chief, assistant chief, secretary/treasurer and other such officers as they deem necessary. On or before the first Monday in February following a municipal election, the officers' names will be presented to the city council for their approval. These officers shall qualify by taking the constitutional oath of office. (1999 R.O. § 7-1-3)
   B.   Requirements Of Officers: Officers must be active members of the department and have received at least twenty four (24) hours of formal training from a certified firefighting instructor. The chief must be a resident of the city. (1999 R.O. § 7-1-4)
   C.   Removal Of Officers: The officers of the volunteer fire department may be removed from office for dereliction of duty, by majority vote of the city council or a majority vote of the volunteer fire department members. (1999 R.O. § 7-1-5)