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

No Tax Rate Increased Planned for 2014, Budget Hearing Scheduled

At its meeting on Tuesday, September 24, 2013, the Board of Fire Commissioners adopted a proposed budget for 2014.  The proposed budget does not plan for a tax rate increase for the second year in a row.  The tax rate per $1,000 of assessed value is proposed to be $0.950943.

The Westmere Fire District will conduct its annual budget hearing on October 15, 2013 starting at 6:30pm.  The hearing will be conducted at offices of the Westmere Fire District, 1741 Western Ave., Albany, NY 12203. Copies of the proposed 2014 budget may be obtained by contacting the Westmere Fire District at (518) 456-6734, online at www.westmerefire.org, or from the Guilderland Town Clerk.   Individuals may offer oral or written comments in favor or against the proposed budget as compiled, or for or against any item or items therein contained.

Meeting Rescheduled, 9/24/2013

The meeting of the Board of Fire Commissioners previously scheduled for Monday, September 23, 2013 at 6:30pm has been rescheduled for Tuesday, September 24, 2013.  The meeting will be held at 6:30pm at 1741 Western Ave, Guilderland. The purpose of the meeting is to conduct a bid opening, review and approve the payment of expenses, adopt the proposed 2014 budget, and any other matters which may come before the Board.