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§ VII-48 Fire Department: Chief.

(a) Head of Department.

The Chief of the Fire Department shall supervise and direct the Department.

(b) Appointment; term.

The Chief shall be appointed, must be confirmed, and shall serve, pursuant to Article IV,
Section 6.

(c) Salary.

The Chief shall be paid a salary as provided in the Ordinance of Estimates.

(d) Staff.

The Chief may appoint such employees as provided in the Ordinance of Estimates.

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