Leadership

MAY LIMIT FIRE CHIEF ON N. Y. APPEALS BOARD

Issue 15 and Volume 77.

MAY LIMIT FIRE CHIEF ON N. Y. APPEALS BOARD New Bill Presents Opportunity to Substitute Any Chief Officer for Head of Department—Chief Kenlon Opposes Measure MAYOR HYLAN of New York city has on his desk for approval or disapproval, a local bill, amending the City Charter, under the powders of the Municipal Assembly, which has for its purpose the consolidation of the Board of Appeals* and the Board of Standards and Appeals and the reorganization of both into a single Board of Standards and Appeals, to be comprised of five members, instead of twenty members who now make up the personnel of both boards. The bill creating the new Board of Standards and Appeals eliminates the fire commissioner, the superintendents of buildings and the chief of the uniformed force of the fire department. The latter is not exactly eliminated, but opportunity is present in the new law to have the…

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