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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Section 1: Title 7, Sections 301,302,303,304,305, 306 and 307 are hereby repealed.
Section 2: All previous fire department appointments by the Mayor and City Council are hereby repealed.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:
Section 4: Effective date: Upon 2 nd reading of ordinance
Adopted this ___ day of_________________________, 2001