Valley Cottage Volunteer Fire Department

NOTICE OF ANNUAL ELECTION

VALLEY COTTAGE FIRE DISTRICT

IN THE TOWN OF CLARKSTOWN, ROCKLAND COUNTY

STATE OF NEW YORK

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that New York State Town Law requires the annual election of Fire Commissioners to take place on the second Tuesday in December and, in accordance with Town Law, the 2022 Annual Election of Fire Commissioners for the Valley Cottage Fire District shall be held on Tuesday, December 13, 2022, between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m., at the Firehouse located at 20 Lake Road, Valley Cottage, New York, for the purpose of electing one (1) Fire Commissioner for a five year term, commencing on January 1, 2023 and expiring on December 31, 2027.

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that, to vote in the 2022 Annual Election on Election Day, a person must [1] be registered to vote with the Rockland County Board of Elections on or before November 22, 2022 and [2] be a resident in the Valley Cottage Fire District at least thirty (30) days prior to said election.

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that there are five (5) Fire Commissioners at any given time, who serve the Fire District on overlapping term schedules so that one seat comes up each year. Candidates for the Office of Fire District Commissioner must be a U.S. Citizen, a resident of the Valley Cottage Fire District, and must never have been convicted of arson in any degree. Candidates for the Office of Fire District Commissioner shall submit a Nominating Petition subscribed by not less than twenty-five (25) registered voters of the Fire District to the District Secretary at least twenty (20) days in advance of Election Day, which is on or before November 23, 2022. Nominating Petitions and details may be obtained via mail from Amanda Hyland, District Secretary, at 20 Lake Road, Valley Cottage, New York 10989 or via email at amanda.hyland@valleycottagefd.org.

Dated: September 27, 2022


Amanda Hyland
District Secretary
Board of Fire Commissioners