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Title:An Ordinance Disbanding the Town of Oakdale Fire Department
Summary: An ordinance disbanding the Town of Oakdale fire department by repealing Title 7 Sections 301 through 307 of the Town of Oakdale's Code of Ordinances.
Original Author:MTAS
Co-Author:
Product Create Date:08/24/2001
Last Reviewed on::01/13/2017
Subject:Fire--Administration; Fire--Municipal ordinances; Municipal ordinances
Type:Ordinance
Original Document: AN ORDINANCE DISBANDING THE TOWN OF OAKDALE FIRE DEPARTMENT.pdf

Reference Documents:

Text of Document: 'ORDINANCE 01-05

AN ORDINANCE DISBANDING THE TOWN OF OAKDALE FIRE DEPARTMENT

BY REPEALING TITLE 7 SECTIONS 301 THROUGH 307 OF THE TOWN OF OAKDALE’S CODE OF ORDINANCES

WHEREAS, the town of Oakdale's shrinking revenue base has been outpaced by rising operating municipal costs; and

WHEREAS, the town of Oakdale cannot afford to continue to operate its fire department at a level of service previously provided to its citizens; and

WHEREAS, the town believes that it will be in the best interest for the fire department to act independently from the city; and

WHEREAS, the town desires to provide the existing fire station and equipment for a fee of $1 per year for the independent fire department.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE TOWN OF OAKDALE CITY COUNCIL THAT

Section 1: Title 7, Sections 301,302,303,304,305, 306 and 307 are hereby repealed.

Section 2: All previous fire department appointments by the Mayor and City Council are hereby repealed. No current and/or existing mutual aid agreements shall be in conflict with ordinance 01-05.

Section 3: The newly independent fire department shall pay an annual lease payment of $1.00 per year for a period of 10 years to use the existing fire station and equipment as listed:

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Section 4: Effective date: Upon 2 nd reading of ordinance

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1st reading

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2nd reading

Adopted this ___ day of_________________________, 2001

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Mayor

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City Recorder


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