Legislation would change funding limit for NJ volunteer departments

01/25/2007
Contributed by John SabelRecognizing the increasing budget difficulties affecting many of New Jersey's volunteer fire agencies, Assemblyman Peter J. Biondi (District 16-Morris & Somerset Counties) has introduced legislation raising the maximum amount a municipality may contribute to a volunteer fire company or fire district from $90,000.00 per year to $120,000.00 per year.Introduced on January 4, 2007, Assembly Bill A3844 proposes to amend N.J.S.40A:14-34. This statute authorizes the governing body of any municipality in New Jersey to raise and appropriate funds to be granted annually to volunteer fire companies or fire districts within their jurisdiction. Currently, the maximum amount of...

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