Westminster Volunteer Fire Department
Just total pre-membership programs will be accepted and assessed. Kindly make sure you have completed all components and satisfy all membership needs before distributing this packet.
Many thanks for signing up to the Westminster fire-engine and Hose division number 1. The Membership committee has actually arranged this packet to simply help acquaint you with some of the operations for the division. A $25.00 non-refundable application cost and finished signed back ground investigation type is required with application. A Criminal background and record will also be preformed on each prospect. After finishing all necessary paperwork, kindly return this application packet into Westminster Fire Department (account mailbox). When you yourself have any questions, please go ahead and call some of the volunteer users or paid workers within firehouse, or phone the amount above. Thank-you for your interest because of the Westminster Fire Department.
The overall Department group meetings take initial Wednesday of each thirty days at 7:00 PM. Annually dues of twelve bucks ($12.00) should be compensated into Treasurer because of the December Department conference. For people just who get in on the division in March or after, dues tend to be prorated to one buck ($1.00) per staying month. Dues needs to be paid within thirty (30) times of account acceptance.
LOSAP represents duration of provider Awards system. Becoming qualified you really must be a Maryland citizen and obtain 50 things each year for 25 years. Points are obtained thru going to conferences, education, fundraising, committee involvement and giving an answer to phone calls. After 25 years of service the honors system provides a monthly payment to your user who fulfills what's needed and is over the age of 60. Besides, after three (3) years of energetic service, people qualify to receive a $3, 500 tax deduction.
The Department provides numerous committees, from Fundraising, Photo, Awards and Safety, merely to name several. Brand new users are able to join any committee; all of that is needed is an energetic involvement because of the user.
Those Officers being elected tend to be voted on in the December meeting. Those appointed is going to be based on the principle associated with the division at the start of the year.
You are put-on probationary standing for a time period of one (1) year from period of acceptance to the department. After six (6) months of service probationary people are brought up for a vote before the whole Department for last acceptance. After your a year is up, you need to write a letter towards Board asking for to come ahead of the Board to go over your status. The Board will likely then decide if you should be taken off probation or continue for a length of time become dependant on the Board.