Leadership

Big Business

Issue 8 and Volume 109.

Big Business The operating budget for the New York Fire Department for the fiscal year 1956-57 has been set at $88,750,905.00. This is broken down as follows: Executive management …….$ 297,675.00 Departmental services …….. 20,086,560.00 Extinguishment and prevention. 65,860,025.00 Communications…………. 2,026,620.00 Fire investigation………… 280,025.00 Miscellaneous …………… 200,000.00 Salaries of personnel of the department, under the new schedule, are: 1 Chief of Department…….$15,100.00 5 Assistant Chiefs ………. 11,600.00 9 Deputy Chiefs ……….. 10,850.00 64 Division Chiefs……….. 9,750.00 235 Battalion Chiefs…………..$8,445.00-9,250.00 376 Captains ………. 7,375.00-8,205.00 1359 Lieutenants …….. 6,460.00-6,985.00 96 Engineers………. 6,100.00 6,300.00 19 Pilots …………. 6,300.00 6,500.00 9906 Firemen ……….. 4.000.00 5,315.00 1 Chief Medical Officer…… 8,600.00 11 Medical Officers ………. 7,730.00 5 Chaplains …………… 3,625.00 12,107 The following projects are included in the above; a number of these are already under way: 3 new fireboats …………..$2,475,000.00 Conversion of F/S Harvey from gasoline to diesel electric …. 393,000.00 Apparatus………………. 500,000.00 Communications,…

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