Category: NGFD Announcements

2017 Fire District Election

Published / by Secretary/Treasurer

NOTICE OF ELECTION

NORTH GREENBUSH FIRE DISTRICT No.1

In the Town of North Greenbush, Rensselaer County, New York

 

            NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the annual election of the qualified voters of North Greenbush Fire District No.1will be held on Tuesday, December 12, 2017, between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.  Voting for qualified voters residing in Town of North Greenbush Election Districts 2, 4, 5, 6, and 8 will be held at the Defreestville Firehouse located at 350 North Greenbush Road Troy, New York 12180.  Voting for qualified voters residing in Town of North Greenbush Election Districts 1,3, and 7 will be held at the Wynantskill Firehouse located at 511 Church Street Wynantskill New York 12198.

This election is being held for the purposes of:

  • electing one commissioner for a five-year term, commencing January 1, 2018 and ending December 31, 2022.

 

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that all residents who have resided in North Greenbush Fire District No.1 for a period of thirty (30) days prior to the date of the Election and who are duly registered to vote with the Rensselaer County Board of Elections on or before the date determined by Town Law § 175-a law, which is November 20, 2017, shall be entitled to vote at this Election.

 

All candidates for the office of Fire District Commissioner must submit their request in writing to be placed on the ballot to the Secretary of the Fire District, Sean Kerwin, at P. O. Box 3, Wynantskill, New York, 12198, no later than November 22, 2017, at 11:59 p.m.

 

Please be further advised that the Board of Elections of the Fire District shall meet on November 27, 2017,  commencing at 6:00 p.m., at the Wynantskill Fire House for the purpose of preparing the rolls of registered voters of the Fire District who reside in the Town of North Greenbush Election Districts Nos. 1, 3, and 7, and shall meet on November 27, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. at the DeFreestville Fire House for the purpose of preparing the rolls of Registered Voters of the Fire District who reside in the Town of North Greenbush Election Districts nos. 2, 4, 5, 6 and 8.

 

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that qualified voters residing in Town of North Greenbush Election Districts Numbers 1, 3, and 7 should vote at the Wynantskill Firehouse and those qualified voters residing in Town of North Greenbush Election Districts Numbers 2, 4, 5, 6, and 8 should vote at the Defreestville Firehouse.

 

Dated:  October 31, 2017

Sean Kerwin, Secretary

North Greenbush Fire District No.1

511 Church St.

Wynantskill, New York 12198

Permissive Referendum

Published / by Secretary/Treasurer

Legal Notice

 

NORTH GREENBUSH FIRE DISTRICT No.1

       

    PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that at a Regular Meeting conducted on October 17, 2017, the Board of Fire Commissioners of North Greenbush Fire District No.1 approved the following resolution:       

    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that:

    Pursuant to Section 6-g of the General Municipal Law, the Board of Fire Commissioners of North Greenbush Fire District No.1 does hereby approve the expenditure of an amount not to exceed $200,000.00 from the Capital Reserve Fund for Buildings for the purpose of capital improvements to the Wynantskill Fire Station.

    PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that this Resolution is subject to permissive referendum.

 

THE RESOLUTION WAS APPROVED

 

                        Sean Kerwin, Secretary

                        North Greenbush Fire District No.1

 

2018 Proposed Budget

Published / by Secretary/Treasurer

North Greenbush Fire District No. 1

Proposed 2018 Budget

Personal Services:                                              $   59,373.00

Firefighter Operations:                                     $162,500.00

Maintenance-Equipment:                                 $105,000.00

Maintenance-Buildings:                                    $   97,000.00

Insurance:                                                           $118,000.00

Communications:                                               $  19,600.00

Administrative:                                                  $  45,000.00

LOSAP & Life Insurance:                                   $255,000.00

Other Expenses:                                                 $36,151.00

Bond:                                                                   $336,075.00

Total General Fund:                                           $1,233,699.00

Capital Reserve:                                                 $      14,719.51

Total General Fund and Capital reserve:         $1,248,418.51

2018 Budget Public Hearing

Published / by Secretary/Treasurer

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held by the North Greenbush Fire District No. 1, Town of North Greenbush, Rensselaer County, New York, at the Wynantskill Fire House on Church Street in the Town of North Greenbush on October 17, 2017, at 6:45 o’clock p.m. for the purpose of discussing the contents of the proposed 2018 Fire District Budget.

  The proposed 2018 Fire District Budget is in the sum of $1,248,418.51  and provides for a tax rate of $3.785 per each $1,000.00 of assessed valuation.

 At such time and place all interested persons will be given an opportunity to be heard in favor of or against the proposed Budget or one or more items in the proposed Budget.

 

A copy of the proposed 2018 Fire District Budget is available for inspection on or after October 12, 2017, at the Office of the Town Clerk of the Town of North Greenbush and at the Office of the Fire District’s Secretary during regular office hours and on the Fire District’s website at www.ngfd.org..

 

 

 

                                                                                                _________________________________

                                                                                                Sean Kerwin, Secretary

                                                                                                North Greenbush Fire District No. 1

 

October Meetings

Published / by Secretary/Treasurer
OCTOBER MONTHLY MEETING RESCHEDULED

AND

OCTOBER BUDGET PUBLIC HEARING

 

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Board of Fire Commissioners will be holding a Public Hearing regarding the 2018 proposed budget on Tuesday, October 17, 2017, which will convene at 6:45 PM. The October Monthly Meeting will convene immediate after the October Budget Public Hearing. The scheduled meetings will be held at the Wynantskill Fire Department located at 511 Church Street, North Greenbush, N.Y.

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                Sean Kerwin

                                                                                                Fire District Secretary

                                                                                                North Greenbush Fire District No. 1