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§ VII-50 Fire Department: Board of Fire Commissioners – composition; appointment; terms.

(a) In general.

The Board shall consist of three persons, which number may be increased by ordinance to five,
who shall be appointed, must be confirmed, and shall serve pursuant to Article IV, Section 6.

(b) President.

The Mayor shall designate one member of the Board as its President and may withdraw such
designation and so designate another member.