Annual Election of Fire Dist. No.1 CHFD - 12/8/2020
ANNUAL ELECTION OF FIRE DISTRICT NO. 1, TOWN OF EAST GREENBUSH DECEMBER 8, 2020
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Annual Election of Fire District No. 1, Town of East Greenbush will take place on December 8, 2020, between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. at the Community Hose Fire Co., Fire Station at 65 Sherwood Ave., Rensselaer, New York 12144 for the purpose of electing one (1) Commissioner for a 5-year term commencing on January 1, 2021, and ending on December 31, 2025, and (2) A Mandatory Referendum to increase the defined benefit contribution in the Fire District’s Service Awards Program.
(1) Candidates for the District Office of Commissioner (5 year term) must file a Nominating Petition signed by at least 25 registered voters of the Fire District, said Petition must be filed with the Secretary of the Fire District, JOHN OLENDER, by mailing the same to him C/O Clinton Heights Fire Dept., P.O. Box 332, Rensselaer, New York 12144, by certified mail no later than November 18, 2020, in order to have their names preprinted upon the official ballot of the Fire District.
(2) To approve a resolution passed by the Board of Fire Commissions at a regularly scheduled meeting on October 1, 2020, to increase the defined benefit contribution from $700.00 to $1,000.00 at an estimated increase benefit of $9,000.00 per annum with an estimated increase in benefits to each participant of $300.00. Said Resolution having been adopted subject to a mandatory referendum.
All residents of the Fire District duly registered with their County Board of Elections as of November 16, 2020, shall be eligible to vote.
BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF FIRE COMMISSIONERS OF THE FIRE DISTRICT NO. 1, TOWN OF EAST GREENBUSH.
Fire District Secretary