COUNTIES AND COUNTY LAW
FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT
31-1417. Corporate powers and duties of board of fire protection commissioners. A board of fire protection commissioners shall have discretionary powers to manage and conduct the business and affairs of the district. The discretionary powers shall include, but not be limited to, the following:
(1) To sue and be sued.
(2) To purchase, hold, sell and convey real property, make such contracts, and purchase, hold, sell and dispose of such personal property as may be necessary or convenient for the purposes of this chapter.
(3) To levy and apply such taxes for purposes under its exclusive jurisdiction as are authorized by law, and to approve the annual district budget by resolution of the board.
(4) To make and execute all necessary contracts.
(5) To adopt such rules and resolutions as may be necessary to carry out their duties and responsibilities.
(6) To hire, pay, promote, discipline and terminate district employees, contractors and agents, or delegate such powers.
(7) To set compensation and benefit levels for employees, commissioners, contractors and agents.
(8) To appoint members of district appeals boards and investigatory boards for the purpose of handling personnel matters or disputes concerning fire code enforcement issues, and to appoint other boards or committees that commissioners deem necessary for carrying out the purposes and policies of this chapter.
(9) To enforce the fire code and rules adopted by the state fire marshal pursuant to chapter 2, title 41, Idaho Code.
(10) To charge and collect reasonable fees for services provided to residents of the fire protection district or city, in accordance with the provisions of sections 63-1311 and 63-1311A, Idaho Code.
[(31-1417) 31-1415, added 1943, ch. 161, sec. 15, p. 324; am. 1965, ch. 19, sec. 1, p. 32; am. 1996, ch. 360, sec. 4, p. 1214; am. and redesig. 2006, ch. 318, sec. 14, p. 1001.]