[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Mansfield 9-10-2008 by Ord. No. 2008-26; amended in its entirety 7-28-2010 by Ord. No. 2010-7. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
There shall be in and for the Township of Mansfield the Mansfield Township Ambulance Corp., composed of administrators and employees as set forth. No other emergency medical services organization is to be formed within the Township without the consent of the Township Committee.
[Amended 12-9-2019 by Ord. No. 2019-18]
Creation; purpose. The Emergency Medical Services Administrator shall be employed by the Township. This position supports organizational goals by providing efficient communication between the Township Committee and MTAC, along with operational and strategic support to MTAC, thereby demonstrating a commitment to partnership and cooperation, fiscal responsibility, and participation in performance improvement efforts, to ensure a high standard of emergency medical care and dispatch.
Appointment. The EMS Administrator shall be appointed by the Township Committee, giving due consideration to recommendation(s) for said position by MTAC.
Duties. The EMS Administrator shall serve as a liaison between the Township Committee and the Mansfield Township emergency medical services provider, reporting directly to the Township Committee, as a whole, and to the Township Administrator, but shall work daily, and directly, with MTAC on behalf of the Township to ensure the faithful performance of MTAC's duties and responsibilities under this Agreement.
Powers and responsibilities. The EMS Administrator shall, to the extent not prohibited by law:
Manage and oversee the operational activities of MTAC on behalf of and in the interest of the Township, ensuring compliance with applicable New Jersey statutes and administrative rules and regulations, so that the Township financial and other contributions to MTAC are properly and satisfactorily supervised.
Develop and maintain effective working relations between MTAC and the Township, facilitate information sharing/dissemination, provide conflict resolution, and ensure compliance with applicable regulations and policies.
Prepare and recommend an annual budget, to be submitted to the Township Committee for purposes of ensuring that the Township's subsidies to MTAC, under N.J.S.A. 40:5-2, allow it to continue as the Township's emergency medical services provider.
Oversee and document the repair and maintenance of EMS building and vehicles.
Submit semiannual financial statements to the Township Committee detailing expenditures and usage of funds received by the Township.
Standardize policies and procedures to ensure that MTAC's operations are compliant with federal and state requirements.
Provide direction to MTAC personnel in the administration of the services provided to, and subsidized by, the Township.
Manage licensure requirements and other related certifications and maintain records related to certifications to ensure compliance with applicable law.
Participate in community outreach activities.
Compensation. The Emergency Service Administrator shall be compensated as an employee of the Township and in accordance with the Township's Annual Salary Ordinance. For the balance of 2019 and all of 2020, said salary shall be $70,000 per annum with no medical benefits.
Editor's Note: Former § 21B-3, Emergency Medical Services Medical Director, which immediately followed this section, was repealed 12-9-2019 by Ord. No. 2019-18.