Fishers Island Fire District



DECEMBER 11, 2018

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Annual Election of the Fishers Island Fire District will take place on December 11, 2018, between the hours of 6:00 PM and 9:00 PM at the Fishers Island Firehouse located at Athol-Crescent Avenue, Fishers Island, New York for the purpose of electing one Commissioner for a five year term commencing on January 1, 2019 and ending on December 31, 2023. 

Candidates for the District Office of Commissioner shall file a petition signed by at least twenty-five (25) registered voters of the Fire District, which petition must be filed with the Secretary of the Fire District no later than November 21, 2018.  Petition forms may be obtained from the Fire District Secretary.

NOTICE is further given that the following proposition shall be presented to the qualified voters of the Fire District at said Annual Election:


SHALL the Defined Benefit Plan established by the Length of Service Award Program as approved by the voters of the Fishers Island Fire District, Town of Southold, County of Suffolk, State of New York be amended to provide that the maximum number of years that may be earned in the plan be increased from 30 years to 40 years; and further to provide that the monthly benefit accrued after January 1, 2019 shall be increased from $20.00 per month to $30.00 per month for each year of accrued service, all of such changes together bearing an estimated annual cost of $33,300.00, BE APPROVED?

All residents of the Fire District duly registered with the Suffolk County Board of Elections as of November 19, 2018 shall be eligible to vote.

Please be advised that the Board of Elections of the Fire District shall meet on December 3, 2018 from 5:15 PM to 5:45 PM at the firehouse for the purpose of preparing the rolls of the registered voters of the Fire District.

Dated:  November 13, 2018

                    BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF FIRE

                    COMMISSIONERS OF THE 


                    Town of Southold, Suffolk County, New York