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Code of the Public Local Laws of Maryland, 1930
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914 ARTICLE 4.


1898, ch. 123.

69. The Board of Fire Commissioners shall be the head of the first sub-
department of Public Safety, and shall consist of a Board of three per-
sons appointed by the Mayor in the manner prescribed in Section 25 of
this Charter, and hold their offices as therein provided, and they shall
have control, regulation and supervision of the Fire Department and mat-
ters relating to the same, and shall perform such other duties as may
be required by ordinances not inconsistent with this Charter. One of said
three persons shall be designated by the Mayor as the President of said
Board, who shall receive a salary of fifteen hundred dollars. The other
members of said Board shall each be paid a salary of one thousand dollars
per annum, payable monthly. They shall have power to appoint all
subordinates in their sub-department, and fix their compensation, not,
however, to exceed in number of employees or aggregate amount of com-
pensation the limits fixed by ordinance.

1884, ch. 312. 1886, ch. 463. 1888, ch. 393. P. L. L. (1888), Art. 4, secs. 315 and

315A. 1922, ch. 283.

70. The Board of Fire Commissioners of the City of Baltimore may
retire from office in the Fire Department any permanent or call member
thereof who has become permanently disabled while in the actual per-
formance of duty, or who has performed faithful service in the depart-
ment for a period of not less than twenty consecutive years, or who may
become unable to perform further service by reason of age or other phys-
ical or mental disabilities, and place the member so retired upon a pension
roll. And said Board may also provide for the relief of the widows and
children of firemen who may be killed in the discharge of duty. The
amount of such annual pension to be allowed by said Board of Fire Com-
missioners to each pensioner shall be equal to one-half the yearly amount
received by members of the said department in active service in the same
grade or occupying the same position as, or positions most similar to that
occupied by the said pensioner at the time of his retirement, per annum,
payable in monthly installments.


1898. ch. 123.

71. The Commissioner of Health shall be the head of the second sub-
department of Public Safety. He shall be appointed by the Mayor, in
the mode prescribed in Section 25 of this Charter, and hold his office as
therein provided. It shall be his duty to cause all ordinances now in
existence or which may hereafter be enacted for the preservation of the
health of the City of Baltimore, not inconsistent with this Charter, to be
faithfully executed and strictly observed. His salary shall be three thou-
sand five hundred dollars per annum, payable monthly, and he shall be
a physician of five years' experience and active practice at the time of


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