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80-1913.Same; fire company, government and maintenance; compensation. The township board may organize a fire company and prescribe rules of duty and the government thereof, and make all necessary appropriations therefor and for the maintenance and operation of its equipment from the general fund of the township and to compensate employees of the fire company. The board may:

(a) Pay compensation to volunteer members of the fire company for fighting fires, responding to emergencies or attending meetings; and

(b) pay for the acquisition, installation or maintenance of one or more fire hydrants, or similar devices for fighting fires, including necessary equipment, services or supplies related thereto.

The acquisition, installation and maintenance shall be subject to the mutual agreement of the governing body of the fire district and the governing body of the rural water district which owns, operates or maintains the water line on which the fire hydrant, or other similar device for fighting fires, is to be installed.

History: L. 1945, ch. 388, § 2; L. 2002, ch. 150, § 9; L. 2004, ch. 26, § 9; July 1.



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