NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION

RIDGE FIRE DISTRICT, IN THE

TOWN OF BROOKHAVEN,

SUFFOLK COUNTY, NEW YORK

 

AUGUST 7, 2018

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the resolution duly adopted on July 9, 2018 by the Board of Fire Commissioners of the Ridge Fire District, in the Town of Brookhaven, Suffolk County, New York, a Special Election of the qualified voters of said Fire District, will be held at the Firehouse, 20 Frances Mooney Drive, Ridge, New York, on August 7, 2018, at 12:00 noon (Prevailing Time) and the polls shall remain open until 9:00 P.M. (Prevailing Time) or as much longer as may be necessary to enable the voters then present to cast their votes upon the following Proposition

PROPOSITION

 

SHALL the bond resolution of Ridge Fire District, in the Town of Brookhaven, New York, entitled: “BOND RESOLUTION OF THE RIDGE FIRE DISTRICT, IN THE TOWN OF BROOKHAVEN, SUFFOLK COUNTY, NEW YORK, ADOPTED JULY 9, 2018, AUTHORIZING THE DEMOLITION OF THE EXISTING FIREHOUSE LOCATED AT 20 FRANCES MOONEY DRIVE, RIDGE, AND CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW FIREHOUSE ON THE SAME SITE; STATING THAT THE ESTIMATED MAXIMUM COST THEREOF, INCLUDING PRELIMINARY COSTS AND COSTS INCIDENTAL THERETO AND THE FINANCING THEREOF, IS $14,000,000; APPROPRIATING SAID AMOUNT FOR SUCH PURPOSE; AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF NOT TO EXCEED $14,000,000 BONDS OF THE FIRE DISTRICT TO FINANCE SAID APPROPRIATION; STATING THAT THE MAXIMUM MATURITY OF THE BONDS SHALL NOT EXCEED THIRTY (30) YEARS; AND PROVIDING FOR THE LEVY AND COLLECTION OF TAXES TO PAY THE PRINCIPAL OF SAID BONDS AND THE INTEREST THEREON AS THE SAME BECOME DUE AND PAYABLE,” be approved?

 

All residents of the Fire District who were duly registered with the Suffolk County Board of Elections, or who have otherwise registered as eligible registered Fire District voters, on or before July 15, 2018 shall be eligible to vote at said Special Election. 

BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF FIRE COMMISSIONERS 

 

 

DATED:         JULY 9, 2018

 

                                                                                    Teresa Anderson

                                                                                    District Secretary       

                                                                                    Ridge Fire District

                                                                                    20 Francis Mooney Drive

                                                                                    Ridge, New York 11961

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Ridge Fire District Mission Statement

 

 

The Ridge Fire District pledges to serve the community by providing the highest level of emergency / rescue services, hazard prevention and safety education ensuring the protection of life, property and the environment, This is accomplished by sustained training, progressive education, and constant diligence in providing a world class level of community service.

 

 

Adopted by the Ridge Fire District Board of Commissioners February 2011

 

 

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