The Pequea Township Board of Supervisors, at a public meeting to be held May 2, 2018, at 7:00PM at the West Willow Fire Company, 192 West Willow Road, Willow Street, PA shall consider, and if appropriate, at that meeting or at a subsequent public meeting held within 60 days after the publication of this advertisement, shall enact an Ordinance the caption of which is as follows:
AN ORDINANCE TO RECOGNIZE THE VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANIES PROVIDING FIRE PROTECTION SERVICES WITHIN THE TOWNSHIP AND THEIR RELIEF ASSOCIATIONS; TO AUTHORIZE ACTIVITIES OF THE FIRE COMPANIES AND MEMBERS OF THE FIRE COMPANIES FOR THE PURPOSE OF DEFINING PUBLIC FIRE FIGHTING DUTIES; AND TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL PROTECTION TO FIRE FIGHTERS UNDER THE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAW AND THE GOVERNMENTAL IMMUNITY ACT AND ELIGIBILITY FOR BENEFITS UNDER THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE DEATH BENEFIT ACT AND THE POLICE OFFICER, FIREFIGHTER, CORRECTION EMPLOYEE AND NATIONAL GUARD MEMBER CHILD BENEFICIARY EDUCATION ACT.
The proposed ordinance may be examined without charge at the Municipal Office from 9AM to 4:30PM Monday through Friday. A hard copy may be obtained for the cost of reproduction. A Resolution assigning first due response territory will also be considered at this meeting.
The Pequea Township Park and Recreation Board is looking for volunteers to help plant tree seedlings in Silver Mine Park on April 28, 2018. Please contact the municipal office for more information.
Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment Campaign The Lancaster County Fire Chiefs Association has launched a multi-pronged recruitment campaign to attract more volunteers to its 67 fire companies.
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