Ordinance #16: Chief of Police Salary and Duties
AN ORDINANCE PRESCRIBING THE DUTIES AND FIXING THE SALARY OF THE CHIEF OF POLICE OF THE VILLAGE OF GEORGETOWN AND REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES AND PARTS OF ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT THEREWITH.
BE IT ORDAINED by the Chairman and Board of Trustees of the Village of Georgetown, Idaho:—
It shall be the duty of the Chief of Police and of any member of the police force to make arrests and make complaints before the police judge and prosecutor any person for any disorderly conduct or violation of any ordinances or state law committed in his presence, or within the limits of the Village of Georgetown.
It shall be the duty of the Chief of Police to be present at all public gatherings and at all sessions of the Village council. He shall perform all the duties required of him by law or by ordinance. He shall execute a bond to the sum of $500.00.
The special policemen shall receive as compensation the same fees as are allowed by law to constables of the precinct and the sum of $2.00 per day when in actual services by direction of the Chairman.
The Chief of Police shall receive as compensation the sum of $100.00 per annum, payable quarterly, and $1.00 per day as jailors fees for every days attendance upon any prisoner who is unable to work on the streets and 50 cents a day for feeding each and every prisoner.
The Chief of Police shall be ex-officio overseer of streets and it shall be his duty to keep all roads, streets, street crossings and sidewalks in good repair; and have general supervision of the same. He shall see that water ditches are kept clean and water kept off the streets, enforce all ordinances relating to roads, streets, sidewalks, and water ditches. He shall turn into the Treasury all money that shall come into his hands as road overseer. He shall receive as compensation for such services $2.00 per day for every day employed by the Village Board under the direction of the Chairman or the committee on streets.
The Chief of Police shall be ex officio pound keeper and it shall be his duty to enforce any and all ordinances relating to the impounding, keeping and sale of estray animals.
He shall keep a complete record of all animals impounded by him, with the amount of charges collected by him and report the same to the Village Board at their regular meeting and turn into the Treasurer all moneys collected by him.
All ordinances and parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are hereby repealed.
This ordinance is in full force and effect on and after its passage, approval and publication.
Passed and approved this ninth day of October, 1915
Signed: W. W. Clark, Chairman