Leadership

New London to Charge $50 a Call and $50 an Hour for Outside Aid

Issue 8 and Volume 77.

New London to Charge $50 a Call and $50 an Hour for Outside Aid City Manager William A. Holt, of New London, Conn., has been authorized to enter into a contract with Montville, Waterford and other surrounding towns, providing for the use of the city’s fire apparatus at a charge of $50 a call and $50 an hour while at the scene of the fire until the time the apparatus returns to the local station, this charge to be levied for each piece of apparatus sent out. The contract states that the request for aid must be made by the selectmen of the town. It is further agreed that the city is under no obligations to send the apparatus out to neighboring towns even if it is requested. The town borrowing the use of apparatus would also have to pay for any damages incurred while it was serving them. Thomas…

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