NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION
VAILS GATE FIRE DISTRICT
VAILS GATE FIRE DISTRICT, IN THE
TOWNS OF NEW WINDSOR AND CORNWALL,
ORANGE COUNTY, NEW YORK
October 11, 2022
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Special Election of the qualified voters of the Vails Gate Fire District (hereinafter called the “Fire District”), in the Towns of New Windsor and Cornwall, Orange County, New York, will be held at the Vails Gate Firehouse located on Route 94 (Blooming Grove Turnpike), Vails Gate, New York, in said Fire District, on Tuesday, October 11, 2022. The polls shall open at 6:00 o’clock P.M. (Prevailing Time) and shall remain open until 9:00 o’clock P.M. (Prevailing Time) or as much longer as may be necessary to enable the voters then present to cast their votes.
NOTICE IS HEREBY FURTHER GIVEN that pursuant to the resolutions adopted by the Board of Fire Commissioners of the Fire District on September 7, 2022, the following two Propositions will be submitted to the qualified voters of the Fire District for approval or disapproval:
SHALL the bond resolution of Vails Gate Fire District, in the Towns of New Windsor and Cornwall, Orange County, New York, entitled: “BOND RESOLUTION OF THE VAILS GATE FIRE DISTRICT (“FIRE DISTRICT”), IN THE TOWN OF NEW WINDSOR, NEW YORK, ADOPTED SEPTEMBER 7, 2022, AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF A FIRE TRUCK, INCLUDING EQUIPMENT AND APPARATUS USED IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, FOR USE BY THE FIRE DISTRICT; STATING THE ESTIMATED MAXIMUM COST THEREOF IS NOT TO EXCEED $1,500,000, INCLUDING COSTS INCIDENTAL THERETO AND TO THE FINANCING THEREOF; APPROPRIATING SAID AMOUNT FOR SUCH PURPOSE; AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS OF THE FIRE DISTRICT IN THE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF NOT TO EXCEED $1,500,000 TO FINANCE SAID APPROPRIATION; DETERMINING THAT THE PERIOD OF PROBABLE USEFULNESS OF THE OBJECT OR PURPOSE FOR WHICH SAID BONDS ARE AUTHORIZED TO BE ISSUED IS TWENTY (20) YEARS; DETERMINING THAT, PURSUANT TO THE STATE ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY REVIEW ACT ("SEQRA"), THE ACQUISITION OF SAID TRUCK IS A TYPE II ACTION AND DOES NOT REQUIRE ANY FURTHER REVIEW AND PROVIDING FOR THE LEVY OF TAXES TO BE COLLECTED TO PAY THE PRINCIPAL OF AND INTEREST ON SAID BONDS,” BE APPROVED?
“RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF FIRE COMMISSIONERS OF THE VAILS GATE FIRE DISTRICT, IN THE TOWNS OF NEW WINDSOR AND CORNWALL, ORANGE COUNTY, NEW YORK (THE “DISTRICT”), AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF A 2003 SEAGRAVE 75’ MEANSTICK FIRETRUCK WHICH HAS BEEN DECLARED AS SURPLUS APPARATUS FOR A SUM IN EXCESS OF ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND ($100,000) DOLLARS,” BE APPROVED?
All residents of the Fire District who were duly registered to vote with the Orange County Board of Elections on or before September 19, 2022, shall be eligible to vote at said Special Election.
BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF FIRE COMMISSIONERS
DATED: September 7, 2022
LAURIE SEYMOUR, SECRETARY
VAILS GATE FIRE DISTRICT
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Vails Gate Fire District shall hold a public hearing to discuss the contents of its proposed budget for 2023. The public hearing will be conducted at the Vails Gate firehouse on Route 94, (Blooming Grove Turnpike) Vails Gate, New York, at 6:30 p.m. on October 18, 2022. A copy of the proposed budget is available at the office of the Town Clerks of the Town of New Windsor and Town of Cornwall and at the office of the Fire District Secretary where it may be inspected by any interested person. In addition, copies of the proposed budget for 2023 will be available at the aforesaid public hearing. All interested persons are invited to attend.
Secretary, Vails Gate Fire District
Vails Gate Fire Department