Borough of Glen Rock, NJ
Bergen County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Glen Rock 7-25-2001 by Ord. No. 1383. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Fire department — See Ch. 15.
Mutual aid — See Ch. 27.
A Length of Service Awards Program (LOSAP) is herewith created in accordance with Chapter 388 of the Laws of 1997,[1] to reward members of the Glen Rock Volunteer Fire Department and Glen Rock Volunteer Ambulance Corps for their loyal, diligent, and devoted services to the Borough of Glen Rock.
[1]
Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 40A:14-183 et seq.
The LOSAP shall provide for fixed annual contribution to a deferred income account for each volunteer member that meets the criteria set forth below, that such contributions shall be made in accordance with a plan that shall be established by the Borough of Glen Rock pursuant to P. L. 1998, c. 388;[1] and that such plan shall be administered in accordance with the laws of the State of New Jersey, the United States Internal Revenue Code and this chapter.
[1]
Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 40A:14-183 et seq.
The LOSAP shall provide for annual contributions to each eligible member that meets the criteria as follows:
A. 
One hundred points are required to be met for a member of the Volunteer Fire Department, and 700 points are required to be met for a member of the Volunteer Ambulance Corps to be eligible for an annual contribution;
B. 
To be eligible a volunteer must complete all requirements mandated by law;
C. 
Five years of service are required for vesting; and
D. 
The annual contribution shall be $1,150 per eligible member.
The estimated cost of the program has been calculated as follows: for regular annual services, $90,000 per year.
Each active volunteer member shall be credited with points for volunteer services provided to the volunteer fire company/ambulance corps in accordance with the following schedule:
A. 
Glen Rock Fire Department: Schedule A.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Schedules A and B are included at the end of this chapter.
B. 
Glen Rock Ambulance Corps: Schedule B.[2]
[2]
Editor's Note: Schedules A and B are included at the end of this chapter.
This chapter shall not take effect unless it is approved by the voters as a public question at the next general election.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Ordinance No. 1383 was approved at the 11-6-2001 election.