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Legal Notice - Joint Fire District Election





LEGAL NOTICE


SPECIAL AND ANNUAL ELECTION OF THE WHEATLAND-SCOTTSVILLE JOINT FIRE DISTRICT

ON DECEMBER 8TH, 2020






NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Special and Annual Election of the Wheatland-Scottsville Joint Fire District will take place on December 8th , 2020 between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. at the Scottsville Fire Facility , 385 Scottsville Mumford Rd, Scottsville, NY 14546 for the purposes of electing Five Fire District Commissioners, electing a Treasurer for the Fire District, and for the purpose of voting on the following propositions. Only residents registered to vote with the Monroe County Board of Elections on or before November 16, 2020 shall be eligible to vote.


ELECTION OF COMMISSIONS AND TREASURER


FIVE POSITIONS FOR FIRE DISTRICT COMMISSIONER

The election will be for the purpose of filling five positions of Fire District Commissioner each having a different term. The person receiving the greatest number of votes for the office of fire commissioner shall be elected for a term of five years, the term of office shall be from January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2025; The person receiving the second highest number of votes shall be elected for a term of four years, that term of office shall be from January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2024; the person receiving the third highest number of votes shall be elected for a term of three years, the term of office shall be from January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2023; the person receiving the fourth highest number of votes shall be elected for a term of two years, their term of office shall be from commence January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2022 and the person receiving the fifth highest number of votes shall be elected for a term of one year, their term of office shall be from January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021.


POSITION OF FIRE DISTRICT TREASURER

For the position of Fire District Treasurer , the person receiving the greatest number of votes for the office of Treasurer shall be elected for a term of three years, the term of office shall be from January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2023.

Only residents registered to vote with the Monroe County Board of Elections on or before November 16, 2020 shall be eligible to vote.


Qualified Candidates for District Office must file their names, and the position they are seeking, ( Fire District Commissioner or Fire District Treasurer) with the Secretary of the Wheatland-Scottsville Joint Fire District, Christie Offen, 385 Scottsville Mumford Rd, Scottsville, NY 14546, no later than November 18, 2020. The term of the office Fire Commissioner will be determined based upon the number of votes received .Candidates must be resident electors of Wheatland-Scottsville Joint Fire District at the time of the election.


VOTE ON THE PROPOSITIONS

At the above election, a vote will be taken for the purpose of voting on the following propositions:


PROPOSITION #1

Shall the resolution of the Board of Fire Commissioners of the Wheatland - Scottsville Joint Fire District adopted on the 12th day of October , 2020, authorizing the establishment of the “ Wheatland - Scottsville Joint Fire District Building and Facilities Capital Reserve Fund-2020” a capital reserve fund pursuant to General Municipal Law §6-g, to finance all or part of the cost of acquisition of the construction, reconstruction, remodeling, refurbishment, acquisition or upgrading of existing or subsequently acquired fire district buildings or facilities. This reserve fund includes the cost of acquisition of the new construction, reconstruction, remodeling, refurbishment, acquisition or upgrading of existing or subsequently acquired fire district buildings or facilities; to pay or provide for structural improvements and/or to pay or provide for upgrades to of the replacement of the HVAC systems, electrical, lighting or plumbing systems, security, smoke and fire protection services for those building or facilities. Fire District facilities include the Fire District training grounds, asphalt or concrete parking or sidewalk areas, be approved?


PROPOSITION #2

Shall the resolution of the Board of Fire commissioners of the Wheatland-Scottsville Joint Fire District, adopted on the 20th day of October , 2012, authorizing the establishment of the “Wheatland-Scottsville Joint Fire District Vehicle and Equipment Capital Reserve Fund-2020 “ a capital reserve fund pursuant to General Municipal Law §6-g, to finance the cost of acquisition of new or used replacement fire fighting vehicles or the acquisition of additional fire fighting vehicles needed to add to the existing fleet of fire fighting vehicles of the Wheatland-Scottsville Joint Fire District including, but are not limited to, ladder trucks, pumpers, tankers, rescue vehicles, command vehicles, boats, squads and vans. This reserve fund includes, but is not limited to acquisition of new or used replacement miscellaneous equipment and apparatus for these fire fighting vehicles, including but not limited to ladders, pumps, hose, nozzles, light bars or any other equipment or apparatus necessary to make the vehicle functional for its intended purpose, regardless if same are included in the original purchase of the vehicle and equipment or to be acquired separately. This reserve also includes the acquisition of new or used replacement communication and information technology equipment including but not limited to computers, laptops, printers, base station radios, vehicles radios, portable radios and pagers, and other miscellaneous technology and electronic accessories or related technology and electronic equipment, and if necessary, to assist the Wheatland-Scottsville Joint Fire District with the expense and cost of integrating with any new or upgrade to the communication system implemented or to be implemented by Monroe and/or Livingston County and to assure the Wheatland-Scottsville Joint fire District is in compliance with these systems, be approved ?

October 20, 2020


CHRISTIE OFFEN SECRETARY

BOARD OF FIRE COMMISSIONERS

WHEATLAND-SCOTTSVILLE JOINT FIRE DISTRICT 385 SCOTTSVILLE MUMFORD RD, SCOTTSVILLE, NY 14546.

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