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Posted on: February 17, 2021

Ordinance 804, Repeal Director of Police & Fire Services/Duties

 

CITY OF TRENTON

ORDINANCE NO. 804

 

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE TRENTON ADMINISTRATIVE CODE, BY REPEALING SECTION 2-70 – 71 CREATING THE DIRECTOR OF POLICE AND FIRE SERVICES AND ESTABLISHING THE DUTIES OF DIRECTOR OF POLICE AND FIRE SERVICES PURSUANT TO THE DUTIES SHALL CONTINUE AND ARE NOW TO BE PERFORMED BY THE POLICE CHIEF AND FIRE CHIEF.  

 

THE CITY OF TRENTON ORDAINS: 

 

Section 1. Ordinance 778- Section 2-70 and Ordinance 781- Section 2-71, creating the Director of Police and Fire Services and establishing the duty of the Director of Police and Fire Services is repealed pursuant to the replacement to the duties shall continue and are now to be performed by the Police Chief and Fire Chief.

 

Section 2. Savings Clause. Nothing in this Ordinance or in the Code hereby adopted shall be construed to affect any suit or proceeding pending in any court, or any rights acquired, or liability incurred, or any cause or causes of action acquired or existing, under any act or ordinance hereby repealed; nor shall any just or legal right or remedy of any character be lost, impaired or affected by this Ordinance. 

 

Section 3. Severability. Should any word, sentence, phrase or any portion of this Ordinance be held in a manner invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction or by any state agency having authority to do so for any reason whatsoever, such holdings shall be construed and limited to such work, sentence, phrase or any portion of the Ordinance held to be so invalid shall not be construed as affecting the validity of any of the remaining words, sentences, phrases or portions of this Ordinance. 

 

Section 4. Conflicting Ordinances. All prior existing ordinances adopted by the City of Trenton inconsistent or in conflict with the provisions of this Ordinance are, to the extent of such conflict or inconsistency, hereby expressly repealed. 

 

Section 5. Readings. This Ordinance shall be given a first reading on February 1, 2021, shall be enacted on February 16, 2021. 

 

ADOPTED, APPROVED AND PASSED by the City Council of the City of Trenton this 16th day of February, 2021.

 

STEVEN J. RZEPPA, MAYOR

DEBRA R. DEVITT, CITY CLERK

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