Sunday, February 17, 2013
And voter turnout was about average.
Budgets for all four fire districts were approved in Saturday's fire district elections in Bridgewater. In district one, the budget passed with 45 votes in favor, and 14 votes against. Residents also voted in favor of the purchase of a new generator, 51 to 7, and in favor of a new fire apparatus, 45 to 12. As for the commissioners, Anthony Patullo was voted in for a two-year unexpired term, and Anthony Natalizio was elected for a three-year term. Both ran unopposed. In district two, there were 122 total votes cast, and the proposed budget passed with 77 votes in favor, 39 votes against and 6 abstentions. As for the commission, with two seats open, incumbents Joe Langon and Gloria Langon earned new terms, with 93 votes and 73 votes, …
Friday, February 15, 2013
But attendance for these elections is usually low.
The four Bridgewater fire districts will be holding their annual elections Saturday, with voters choosing commissioners and deciding on requested budgets. The polls will be open from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, and residents are requested to vote only in their designated districts. Attendance for the fire district elections is notoriously low. In 2012, no more than about 130 people voted in each district. District one covers Martinsville, with the Martinsville Volunteer Fire Company, and voting will be held at the Martinsville Fire House on Washington Valley Road. District two is for the Bradley Gardens section of town, and voting will be held in the firehouse bays of the Bradley Gardens Fire Company on Old York Road. District three covers …
Monday, February 11, 2013
The fire district elections will be held Saturday.
The two open positions on the Fire District 2 Commission are contested, with three people running for the spots this year. 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. Incumbents Gloria Langon and Joseph Langon Jr., and Robert Hanlon are running for two open seats on the commission. As for the budget, the district is requesting approval of a budget set at $447,898, with the amount to be raised by taxes being $414,218. “The budget is 2% higher,” said commission chairman Ronald Hazen. “Much to my dismay, we had to raise it” Hazen said they had to change some things around in the …
Friday, February 17, 2012
Jeffrey Holtz is running for a third term as fire commissioner.
Friday, February 17, 2012
To the Editor: Feb. 18 is the Bridgewater Fire District Election. The elections for Fire District No. 3 will be held at the township municipal building. The time is from 2 p.m. until 9 p.m. This year, I am running for my third term as fire commissioner. Over the past six years that I have held this post, the fire commission has made great strides. We have upgraded several pieces of fire apparatus. Also, we have updated and implemented a Length of Service award for our many dedicated volunteers. The fire commission funded the purchase of numerous state-of-the-art pieces of equipment for our firefighters to use for your protection. I have been in the fire service now for 26 years, most of them spent as a career firefighter for the Borough of…