Thursday, May 16, 2013
Voters approve the latest referendum.
At a special meeting Thursday, voters in Fire District 4 voted 30-0 in favor of increasing funding for two new trucks for the Finderne Fire Company. District 4 encompasses only the Finderne Fire Company. Voters in Fire District 4 originally approved a referendum in mid-April to purchase two new fire trucks. The district was requesting approval to purchase a triple combination pumper fire apparatus and a 100-foot aerial platform fire apparatus. The request was for $1.25 million. But the district only received one bid for the trucks, and it came in about $108,000 higher than they had originally anticipated. The special vote Thursday was to increase the original approval by $110,000. District 4 commissioner Allen Kurdyla has said that taxes …
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
The next step is to open bids for the trucks.
Voters in Fire District 4 approved a referendum Tuesday to purchase two new fire trucks, with a vote of 34 to 0. "I think that's a pretty good turnout for a Tuesday night special meeting," said Fire District Commissioner Allen Kurdyla. And when the vote was announced during the special meeting held at the Finderne Fire Company, Kurdyla said, everyone in the audience applauded. Fire District 4 encompasses the Finderne Fire Company. The district was requesting approval to purchase a triple combination pumper fire apparatus and a 100-foot aerial platform fire apparatus. The request is for $1.25 million. The next step, Kurdyla said, is to receive bids for the trucks, with the bids being opened Thursday. Then, he said, they will submit …
Monday, April 15, 2013
The district is hoping for approval to purchase two new trucks.
Monday, February 11, 2013
The fire district elections will be held Saturday.
Three candidates are running for two open spots on the Fire District 4 Commission, hoping to earn three-year seats on the commission. The four districts in Bridgewater Township will be holding their individual elections Saturday to choose commissioners and request approval for their district budgets. The polls will be open from 2 to 9 p.m. Anthony Ranallo, Paul Orloff and Trent Delameter are running for two seats, with Ranallo and Orloff incumbents on the commission. As for the budget, the district is requesting approval for an annual budget of $559,116, with $522,978 to be raised by taxation. “It’s a 2 percent increase from last year’s budget,” said Allen Kurdyla, township councilman and commissioner with the district. “It’s primarily for…