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Township of Cranbury, NJ
Middlesex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Cranbury as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 4-27-1998 by Ord. No. O-03-98-07]
There is hereby established within the Cranbury Township Volunteer Fire Company, the Cranbury Township Volunteer Fire Company Junior Firemen's Auxiliary pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:14-95.
[Amended 5-23-2005 by Ord. No. 05-05-11]
The Cranbury Fire Company Cadet/Junior Program Constitution and By-Laws, dated September 25, 1997, and as may be amended from time to time, are hereby established, confirmed and continued as the rules and regulations governing the activities of the Junior Firemen's Auxiliary. A copy of the rules and regulations shall be available for public inspection in the office of the Township Clerk during normal business hours.
[Adopted 7-26-1999 by Ord. No. O-06-99-22, approved at general election 11-22-1999]
[Amended 5-23-2005 by Ord. No. 05-05-11]
A Length of Service Awards Program (LOSAP) is hereby created, continued and confirmed pursuant to P.L. 1997, c. 388 (N.J.S.A. 40A:14-183 et seq.), as amended from time to time, to reward members of the Cranbury Township Volunteer Fire Company for their loyal, diligent, and devoted services to the residents of Cranbury Township effective January 1, 2000.
[Amended 5-23-2005 by Ord. No. 05-05-11]
A. 
The LOSAP shall provide for fixed annual contributions to a deferred income account for each active 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 Township Committee pursuant to P.L. 1997, c. 388 (N.J.S.A. 40A:14-183 et seq.), as amended from time to time; and that such plan shall be administered in accordance with the laws of the State of New Jersey, the U.S. Internal Revenue Code, and this article.
B. 
The LOSAP shall provide for annual contributions to accounts for each active volunteer member as set forth in the current Salary Ordinance, a copy of which is on file in the office of the Township Clerk.
A member shall vest in 100% of his or her accumulated contributions and earnings after five years of eligible service.
[Amended 5-23-2005 by Ord. No. 05-05-11]
The annual estimated cost of the LOSAP shall be as reflected in the current Salary Ordinance, a copy of which is on file in the office of the Township Clerk.
[Amended 5-23-2005 by Ord. No. 05-05-11; 3-27-2017 by Ord. No. 03-17-03]
Each active volunteer member shall be credited with points for volunteer services provided to the Cranbury Volunteer Fire Company as follows:
100 Points a Year Required
Category
Points
1)
Calls - per dispatched emergency response
1
2)
Training - per every three hours of each course attended
1
3)
Drills - per every two hours of official drill participation
1
4)
Meetings/Functions - per Fire company functions or meetings
1
5)
Officer - per month as elected officer
1
6)
Military - Active duty military (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, National Guard)
100