The five members of the Town Council shall serve as the Town of Easton Fire Board (Ordinance 463 effective 1/26/2004, historical reference 4 & 358)
Section 2-9. Same - Meetings.
The Fire Board shall meet regularly on the third Monday of February, May, August, and November at 6:00 p.m. or at such other time or times as the majority of the police board shall designate. The meetings shall be held in the Town Council meeting room or at such other location as the Police Board may designate. The meeting shall be open to the public. Closed Sessions shall be permitted as necessary and in accordance with law. The Fire Board shall keep minutes of its meetings and may adopt such regulations or rules for its organization and procedure as it deems necessary for carrying out its duties including designating a chair person and establishing guidelines for public participation (Ordinance 463 effective 1/26/2004, historical reference 4)
Section 2-10. Same - Duties.
The Fire Board shall consult with the Easton Volunteer Fire Department regarding the use, condition, care, operation, repair, and replacement of the fire engine building and the firefighting equipment belonging to the Town. (Ordinance 463 effective 1/26/2004, historical reference 4)
Section 2-11. Same - Custody of buildings and equipment.
All the firefighting equipment, and the buildings housing same belonging to the Town, are placed in the custody of the Board of Trustees of the Easton Volunteer Fire Department, Inc., to be operated by the said Trustees, and, in the case of the firefighting equipment, under the direction of the Fire Chief, as provided by the by-laws of the said Easton Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. The custody of the firefighting equipment and the building belonging to the Tow, shall be retained by the Trustees of the Easton Volunteer Fire Department, Inc., contingent upon the election by the said Department annually of a Fire Chief subject to approval by the Town Council of the person elected fire chief. (Ordinance 463 effective 1/26/2004, historical reference 4)