Eastchester Fire Commissioners Election
Tuesday, Dec 11, 2012, 2:00pm
PLEASE TAKE THE TIME AND VOTE AT THIS YEARS FIRE COMMISSIONERS ELECTION
The Fire District election is routinely overlooked by Eastchester residents, as less than 4 percent of eligible voters turnout to vote. The approved 2013 budget for The Eastchester Fire department is $16.3M and directly impacts your tax assessment. This election should be taken just as serious as any Town Election or School Board Election for these board members manage and administrate a budget that is larger than the individual town budgets of Bronxville or Tuckahoe.
The Eastchester Board of Fire Commissioners election will take place on December 11, 2012 to appoint a member of the Eastchester Board of Fire Commissioners for a term of five (5) years. The Eastchester fire department is a separate and autonomous unit of government and serves Bronxville as well as Tuckahoe. It is governed by A Board of (5) five Fire Commissioners who are responsible for general administration; the appointment of department personnel, physician, attorney, secretary, and the preparation and, after a public hearing, the adoption of the annual Fire District budget.
While this budget appears in the town-at-large budget, the Eastchester Town Board is not authorized to alter in any way.
Please get out and Vote on Tuesday, December 11th, between 2PM and 9PM
Eastchester Town Hall, 40 Mill Road - Districts: 6, 7, 8, 9, 24, 25, 26, 28, 30, 37, 38 & 39
LeRoy Gregory Post # 979, 40 Bell Rd, behind Equinox Gym, Eastchester Districts: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 23, 27, 29, 34 & 36
Union Corners Fire Station, 10 Oregon Avenue Districts: 15, 31, & 35
Tuckahoe Community Center, 71 Columbus Ave, Tuckahoe Districts: 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 32 & 33
Bronxville Village Hall, 200 Pondfield Rd. Districts: 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21 & 22 (All Bronxville Village)
The following individuals will be running this year for Fire Commissioner. Names appear in the order filed petitions were received by the Fire District office.
1. Steven Baker, 11 Oak Ln, Scarsdale, NY 10583
2. John Palazzolo, 144 Highview Ave, Eastchester, NY 10709
3. Raymond L. Albanese, 12 Elba Pl, Scarsdale, NY 10583 (incumbent fire commissioner)