SPECIAL ELECTION OF NORTH GREENBUSH FIRE DISTRICT NO.1
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Special Election of the North Greenbush Fire District No.1 will take place on Tuesday April 4, 2023 between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.
Qualified voters may vote at the polling place listed below as designated by the location of their voting residence in the Town of North Greenbush as established by Town election districts.
Wynantskill Fire Station, 511 Church Street, Wynantskill, NY 12198
Election Districts: 1, 3, 7
DeFreestville Fire Station, 350 North Greenbush Road, Troy, NY 12180
Election Districts: 2, 4, 5, 6, 8
This Special Election is being held for the purposes of voting on Proposition 1, a resolution approved by the Board of Fire Commissioners on February 13, 2023 authorizing the issuance of Fire District bonds in an amount not to exceed $2,850,000 for the purposes of a reconstruction project at the Wynantskill Fire Station, subject to mandatory referendum. Proposition 1 reads substantially as follows:
Shall the Bond Resolution adopted by the Board of Fire Commissioners of North Greenbush Fire District No.1 in the Town of North Greenbush, County of Rensselaer, State of New York on February 13, 2023 for the objects and purposes of authorizing the partial reconstruction of the Wynantskill Fire Station located at 511 Church Street Wynantskill, New York, including incidental equipment and expenses in connection therewith at a maximum estimated cost of $2,850,000; authorizing the issuance of serial bonds of the Fire District in an amount not to exceed $2,850,000 or so much thereof as may be necessary to pay the cost thereof after deducting any federal, state, county, and/or local funds received; pledging the faith and credit of the Fire District for the payment of the principal and interest on said bonds; authorizing the annual levy on all taxable real property of the Fire District, a tax sufficient to pay the principal interest on said bonds as the same becomes due and payable; determining that the period of probable usefulness thereof and maximum maturity of the serial bonds therefor is fifteen (15) years; delegating the power to authorize and sell bond anticipation notes and to fix the details of and to sell serial bonds to the Fire District Treasurer; and containing an estoppel clause and providing for publication of an estoppel notice, be approved?
Only those persons who are residents of the North Greenbush Fire District No.1 on or before March 13, 2023 and who are registered to vote with the Rensselaer County Board of Elections on or before March 13, 2023 shall be eligible to vote.
February 13, 2023
Sean Kerwin, Secretary
Board of Fire Commissioners
North Greenbush Fire District No.1
350 N. Greenbush Road
Troy, NY 12180