Ordinance 5.19
Penalty (R83.1.2)

 

THE VILLAGE BOARD OF THE VILLAGE OF PARK RIDGE ORDAINS AS FOLLOWS:

Section I.  PROCEDURE FOR EXERCISING AUTHORITY

The authority granted to the fire chief and other members of the department under ordinances 5.08 and 5.09 hereof relating to enforcement of the law may be exercised through the procedure set out in the Village of Park Ridge ordinance relating to issuance of citations for violations of ordinances.

Section II.  RIGHT TO APPEAR BEFORE VILLAGE BOARD

Any member or officer of the department who has been expelled or demoted for any offense or neglect of duty or insubordination at any fire or drill shall have the right to appear before the members of the Village Board and state why such penalty should not be confirmed.  The Village Board may by a two-thirds vote of the members of the Board order the chief to re-instate the member or officer.  The chief shall report the name of each person expelled or demoted to the Village Board.

Section III.  EFFECTIVE DATE

This ordinance shall take effect upon passage and publication as provided by law. 

Passed and adopted by the Village Board of  the Village of Park Ridge on this first day of  January, 1996.