[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Jacobus as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 10-5-1994 by Ord. No. 117 (Ch. 7, Part 1, of the 1984 Code of Ordinances)]
This article shall apply to Goodwill Fire Company No. 1 of Jacobus Borough, organized and existing in Jacobus Borough, York County, Pennsylvania (the "Company").
The Company is hereby authorized to provide such service in Jacobus Borough (the "Borough") as may be necessary for the protection of property and persons situate therein, including, but not limited to, the extinguishment and prevention of loss of life and property from fire, automobile accidents, medical emergencies, hazardous materials incidents and other dangerous structures.
The Company is also authorized to provide nonemergency and public service functions, including, but not limited to, removing water from property after storms and assisting in the removal, abatement and prevention of damage or injury to persons or property, whether through natural cause or man-made situations.
The Company is also authorized to conduct and participate in such training activities and drills, either within or outside of the Borough, as may be deemed necessary by the officers of the Company to maintain proficiency in providing service.
The Company is also authorized to respond to calls and provide services in and to municipalities outside of the Borough.
In addition to actually participating in the activities of the Company as authorized above or in going to or returning from any activity, the members of the Company are also authorized to do the following:
Engage in any type of drill, training, ceremony, practice, test or parade when duly called for or authorized by any officer or officers of the Company.
Engage in fund-raising activities for the Company when authorized by an officer or officers of the Fire Company. The Company shall submit annually a list of all authorized fund-raising activities for the Company it wishes to be covered by workers' compensation insurance. If, during the year, the Company wishes to amend or supplement this list, it shall provide the Borough with the applicable document evidencing the amendment or supplement so desired.
The purpose of this article is to state authorized activities of firefighters of the Company for workers' compensation purposes. This article shall not create any powers in Jacobus Borough to direct the activities, decisions or policies of the Company, its employees or volunteers.
[Added 2-3-1999 by Ord. No. 99-141]
Junior firefighters of the Goodwill Fire Company No. 1 of Jacobus Borough (the "Company") shall be authorized to participate in those fund-raising activities as authorized by § 13-3B above of the Code of the Borough of Jacobus.
The purpose of this section is to state authorized activities of junior firefighters of the Company for workers' compensation purposes.