RESOLUTION TO APPOINT ASSISTANT FIRE MARSHAL
WHEREAS, Virginia Code § 27-36 provides that the governing body of a county may appoint one or more assistants, who, in the absence of the fire marshal, shall have the powers and perform the duties of the fire marshal; and
WHEREAS, Virginia Code § 27-34.2:1 provides that the governing body of a county may authorize an assistant fire marshal to have the same police powers as a sheriff, police officer or law-enforcement officers; and
WHEREAS, the appointment of Gary Rodney Snead as an assistant fire marshal with police powers will promote the efficient and effective operation of the County of Albemarle Department of Fire Rescue.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors hereby appoints Gary Rodney Snead to be an Assistant Fire Marshal pursuant to Virginia Code § 27-36; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that he be authorized to have the same powers as a sheriff, police officer or law-enforcement officer pursuant to Virginia Code § 27-34.2:1.
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