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Old Town Hall (Directions)
611 Old Post Road
Fairfield, CT 06824

Sullivan Independence Hall
725 Old Post Road
Fairfield, CT 06824

203-256-3000
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About the Fire Commission

Term Length:
# of Members:
Appointing Body:
Party Balance Required?:
Defined In:

Five Years (Two Term Limit)
Seven
Board of Selectmen
Yes
Town Charter - Article X

Description

The Fire Commissions works with the Fire Chief on matters concerning and affecting the fire department.

Powers and Duties

Duties include:

  • Managing and supervising the Fire Department and all property and equipment used by or in connection with the operation for he department, including hydrants used for fire purposes
  • Making rules and regulations consistent with the general statutes and the Town Charter to govern the Fire Department and its personnel
  • Prescribing penalties for violations of its rules and regulations
  • Appointing the fire chief
  • Appointing and promoting to all positions in the Fire Department, subject to the provisions of the Town Charter
  • Determining qualifications for each rank and grade in the Fire Department.
  • Based on appropriations, determining the number of persons employed by the department and the ranks and grades of their compensation.

Duties may include:

  • During the absence or disability of the fire chief, designating a member of the department as Acting Fire Chief.

Contact Us

Old Town Hall (Directions)
611 Old Post Road
Fairfield, CT 06824

Sullivan Independence Hall
725 Old Post Road
Fairfield, CT 06824

203-256-3000
Find additional contact info here