NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION

ULSTER NO. 5 FIRE DISTRICT, IN THE

TOWN OF ULSTER,

ULSTER COUNTY, NEW YORK

March 26, 2019

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Special Election of the qualified voters of the Ulster No. 5 Fire District (hereinafter called the “Fire District”), in the Town of Ulster, Ulster County, New York, will be held at the Firehouse located at 830 Ulster Avenue, in Kingston, New York in the Fire District, on Tuesday, March 26, 2019.  The polls shall open at 6:00 o’clock P.M. (Prevailing Time) and shall remain open until 9:00 o’clock P.M. (Prevailing Time) or as much longer as may be necessary to enable the voters then present to cast their votes.

NOTICE IS HEREBY FURTHER GIVEN that pursuant to the resolution adopted by the Board of Fire Commissioners of the Fire District on February 13, 2019, the following Proposition will be submitted to the qualified voters of the Fire District for approval or disapproval:

PROPOSITION

SHALL the bond resolution of Ulster No. 5 Fire District, in the Town of Ulster, Ulster County, New York, entitled: “BOND RESOLUTION OF ULSTER NO. 5 FIRE DISTRICT (“FIRE DISTRICT”), IN THE TOWN OF ULSTER (“TOWN”), ULSTER COUNTY, NEW YORK, ADOPTED FEBRUARY 13, 2019, AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF A FIRE TRUCK FOR USE BY THE FIRE DISTRICT, INCLUDING APPARATUS AND EQUIPMENT USED IN CONNECTION THEREWITH (“PROJECT”); STATING THE ESTIMATED MAXIMUM COST THEREOF IS $864,000, INCLUDING PRELIMINARY COSTS AND COSTS INCIDENTAL THERETO AND TO THE FINANCING THEREOF; APPROPRIATING SAID AMOUNT THEREFOR; AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF SERIAL BONDS IN THE AMOUNT OF NOT TO EXCEED $864,000 TO FINANCE SAID APPROPRIATION; STATING THAT THE BOARD OF FIRE COMMISSIONERS, ACTING AS LEAD AGENCY PURSUANT TO THE NEW YORK STATE ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY REVIEW ACT, HAS DETERMINED THAT THE PROJECT IS A TYPE II ACTION AND NO FURTHER REVIEW IS REQUIRED; STATING THAT THE PERIOD OF PROBABLE USEFULNESS OF THE PROJECT IS TWENTY (20) YEARS AND STATING THE PLAN FOR FINANCING INCLUDES THE ISSUANCE OF SAID SERIAL BONDS TO FINANCE SAID APPROPRIATION AND THE LEVY AND COLLECTION OF TAXES TO PAY THE PRINCIPAL OF SAID BONDS AND THE INTEREST THEREON AS THE SAME BECOME DUE AND PAYABLE,” BE APPROVED?

All residents of the Fire District who were duly registered to vote with the Ulster County Board of Elections on or before March 4, 2019, shall be eligible to vote at said Special Election.

BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF FIRE COMMISSIONERS

 

DATED:         February 13, 2019

 

            Kelly Smith

FIRE DISTRICT SECRETARY

ULSTER NO. 5 FIRE DISTRICT

Board of Fire Commissioners

Ulster No. 5 Fire District

830 Ulster Avenue

Kingston, New York 12401

 

ANTHONY J. BENEDICT, ESQ.

Attorney for Ulster No. 5 Fire District

16 Chestnut Street

Box 713

Suffern, New York 10901

(845) 918-1144