2015 Meeting Schedule

The Board of Fire Commissioners will hold its regular meetings on the second Monday of each month, starting at 6:30pm.  An additional meeting is also scheduled for the 3rd Thursday of each month, starting at 6:30pm, as needed. The meetings will be held in the offices of the Westmere Fire District, 1741 Western Avenue in the Town of Guilderland unless otherwise noticed.

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Annual Election Results, 2014

District Treasurer and Volunteer Firefighter Brandon Madigan was elected to the Board of Fire Commissioners for a five-year term at the Annual Election held on December 9, 2014.  Commissioner-elect Madigan will leave the position of District Treasurer position join to the Board on January 1, 2015.  Mr. Madigan replaces Commissioner Sean Maguire who did not seek re-election this year.

The Board of Fire Commissioners is made up of five individuals.  Commissioners must be resident electors of the Fire District and serve a term of five years.  Elections are held annually on the second Tuesday of December.  Resident electors interested in serving may file his or her name with the Secretary of the Fire District no later than 20 days prior to an election, per state law.  The next annual election will be conducted on December 8, 2015.

Full Results
Total Votes Cast:  74
Brandon M. Madigan:  60
Robert Vogt:  11
Unopened Affidavit Ballots:  2
Defective or Void Ballots:  1

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Annual Election, 12/9/2014

LEGAL NOTICE
ANNUAL ELECTION OF THE WESTMERE FIRE DISTRICT
On December 9, 2014

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Annual Election of the Westmere Fire District will take place on December 9, 2014 between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. at the Westmere Fire House located at 1741 Western Avenue, Albany NY 12203, for the purpose of electing one Commissioner for a five (5) year term, commencing January 1, 2015 and ending December 31, 2019.  Qualified voters must have been residents of the Westmere Fire District on or before November 9, 2014.  All voters registered with the Albany County Board of Elections on or before November 17, 2014 shall be eligible to vote.

Candidates for District Office shall have filed their names with the Secretary of the Westmere Fire District, at the District office located at 1741 Western Avenue, Albany NY 12203, no later than twenty days before the election, November 19, 2014.

Sean M. Maguire, Secretary
BOARD OF FIRE COMMISSIONERS
WESTMERE FIRE DISTRICT

Special Meetings, 9/25/14 and 9/30/14

A Special Meeting of the Board of Fire Commissioners will be held on Thursday 9/25/2014 at 6:30pm at 1741 Western Ave, Guilderland. The purpose of the meeting is develop the 2015 Annual Budget.

If necessary, an additional Special Meeting will be held on Tuesday 9/30/2014 at 6:30pm at 1741 Western Ave, Guilderland to adopt the proposed 2015 Annual Budget.

Both meetings may also consider other business which may be brought before the Board.

Sean Maguire
Commissioner/Secretary