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NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION

Thursday, June 18, 2015  NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION

Mamaroneck Fire District in the Town of Mamaroneck, Westchester County, New York
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to Section 38.00 of the Local Finance Law and Section 179 of the Town Law, a special election of the qualified voters of Mamaroneck Fire District in the Town of Mamaroneck, Westchester County, New York, will be held at the Firehouse, 205 Weaver Street, Larchmont, New York, in said Fire District, on June 23, 2015, between the hours of 3:00 o’clock P.M. and 9:00 o’clock P.M., Prevailing Time, for the purpose of voting by paper ballot upon the adoption or rejection of the following two bond resolutions:
Bond Resolution No. 1:  HQ Building Reconstruction
BOND RESOLUTION DATED MAY 13, 2015.
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CERTAIN IMPROVEMENTS AT THE FIRE DISTRICT HEADQUARTERS BUILDING FOR THE MAMARONECK FIRE DISTRICT IN THE TOWN OF MAMARONECK, WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NEW YORK, AT A MAXIMUM ESTIMATED COST OF $325,000, AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $325,000 SERIAL BONDS OF SAID FIRE DISTRICT TO PAY THE COST THEREOF.
WHEREAS, all conditions precedent to the financing of the capital project hereinafter described, including compliance with the provisions of the State Environmental Quality Review Act, have been performed; NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT RESOLVED, by the Board of Fire Commissioners of Mamaroneck Fire District in the Town of Mamaroneck, Westchester County, New York, as follows:
Section 1. The reconstruction of the roof and other improvements at the Fire District Headquarters building at 205 Weaver Street in Larchmont, New York, including original equipment, machinery, apparatus, appurtenances and incidental improvements and expenses in connection therewith, in and for Mamaroneck Fire District in the Town of Mamaroneck, Westchester County, New York, is hereby authorized at a maximum estimated cost of $325,000.
Section 2. SEQRA DETERMINATION/NEGATIVE DECLARATION:  It is hereby determined that the improvement of the building is a Type II Action for purposes of the State Environmental Quality Review Act which, the regulations promulgated thereunder provide, will not result in a significant environmental effect.
Section 3. The plan for the financing of such maximum estimated cost is by the issuance of $325,000 serial bonds of said Fire District hereby authorized to be issued therefor pursuant to the provisions of the Local Finance Law.
Section 4. It is hereby determined that the period of probable usefulness of the aforesaid class of objects or purposes is twenty-five years pursuant to subdivision 12(a)(1) of paragraph a of Section 11.00 of the Local Finance Law.
Section 5. The faith and credit of said Mamaroneck Fire District in the Town of Mamaroneck, Westchester County, New York, are hereby irrevocably pledged for the payment of the principal of and interest on such bonds as the same respectively become due and payable.  An annual appropriation shall be made in each year sufficient to pay the principal of and interest on such bonds becoming due and payable in such year.  There shall annually be levied on all the taxable real property in said Fire District, a tax without limitation as to rate or amount sufficient to pay the principal of and interest on such bonds as the same become due and payable.
Section 6. Subject to the provisions of the Local Finance Law, the power to authorize the issuance of and to sell bond anticipation notes in anticipation of the issuance and sale of the serial bonds herein authorized, including renewals of such notes, is hereby delegated to the Fire District Treasurer, the chief fiscal officer.  Such notes shall be of such terms, form and contents, and shall be sold in such manner, as may be prescribed by said Fire District Treasurer, consistent with the provisions of the Local Finance Law.
Section 7. All other matters except as provided herein relating to the serial bonds herein authorized including the date, denominations, maturities and interest payment dates, within the limitations prescribed herein and the manner of execution of the same, including the consolidation with other issues, and also the ability to issue serial bonds with substantially level or declining annual debt service, shall be determined by the Fire District Treasurer, the chief fiscal officer of such Fire District.  Such bonds shall contain substantially the recital of validity clause provided for in Section 52.00 of the Local Finance Law, and shall otherwise be in such forth and contain such recitals, in addition to those required by Section 51.00 of the Local Finance Law, as the Fire District Treasurer shall determine consistent with the provisions of the Local Finance Law.
Section 8. The validity of such bonds and bond anticipation notes may be contested only if:
a) Such obligations are authorized for an object or purpose for which said Fire District is not authorized to expend money, or
b) The provisions of law which should be complied with at the date of publication of this resolution are not substantially complied with,
and an action, suit or proceeding contesting such validity is commenced within twenty days after the date of such publication, or
c) Such obligations are authorized in violation of the provisions of the Constitution.
Section 9. This resolution shall constitute a statement of official intent for purposes of Treasury Regulations Section 1.150-2.  Other than as specified in this resolution, no monies are, or are reasonably expected to be, reserved, allocated on a long-term basis, or otherwise set aside with respect to the permanent funding of the object or purpose described herein.
Section 10. Upon this resolution taking effect, the same shall be published in full in the official newspaper of said Fire District for such purpose, together with a notice of the Fire District Secretary in substantially the form provided in Section 81.00 of the Local Finance Law.
Section 11. This resolution is adopted subject to approval at a special election of said Fire District to be held on June 23, 2015.
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The polls will be kept open for the purpose of voting during the aforesaid hours, and the proposition for bond resolution No. 1 will be in substantially the following form, to-wit:
PROPOSITION NO. 1: HQ BUILDING RECONSTRUCTION
Shall the bond resolution entitled:  "BOND RESOLUTION DATED MAY 13, 2015.
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CERTAIN IMPROVEMENTS AT THE FIRE DISTRICT HEADQUARTERS BUILDING FOR THE MAMARONECK FIRE DISTRICT IN THE TOWN OF MAMARONECK, WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NEW YORK, AT A MAXIMUM ESTIMATED COST OF $325,000, AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $325,000 SERIAL OF SAID FIRE DISTRICT TO PAY THE COST THEREOF", duly adopted by the Board of Fire Commissioners of said Fire District on the 13th day of May, 2015, be approved?
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Bond Resolution No. 2: Fire-Fighting Vehicles
BOND RESOLUTION DATED MAY 13, 2015.
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF FIRE-FIGHTING VEHICLES FOR THE MAMARONECK FIRE DISTRICT IN THE TOWN OF MAMARONECK, WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NEW YORK, AT A MAXIMUM ESTIMATED COST OF $1,625,000, AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $1,625,000 SERIAL OF SAID FIRE DISTRICT TO PAY THE COST THEREOF.
WHEREAS, all conditions precedent to the financing of the capital project hereinafter described, including compliance with the provisions of the State Environmental Quality Review Act as a Type II Action, have been performed; NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT RESOLVED, by the Board of Fire Commissioners of Mamaroneck Fire District in the Town of Mamaroneck, Westchester County, New York, as follows:
Section 1. The purchase of fire-fighting vehicles, including original apparatus and incidental expenses in connection therewith, for the Mamaroneck Fire District in the Town of Mamaroneck, Westchester County, New York, is hereby authorized at a maximum estimated cost of $1,625,000.
Section 2. The plan for the financing of such maximum estimated cost is by the issuance of $1,625,000 serial bonds of said Fire District hereby authorized to be issued therefor pursuant to the provisions of the Local Finance Law.
Section 3. It is hereby determined that the period of probable usefulness of the aforesaid class of objects and purposes is twenty years pursuant to subdivision 27 of paragraph a of Section 11.00 of the Local Finance Law.
Section 4. The faith and credit of said Mamaroneck Fire District in the Town of Mamaroneck, Westchester County, New York, are hereby irrevocably pledged for the payment of the principal of and interest on such bonds as the same respectively become due and payable.  An annual appropriation shall be made in each year sufficient to pay the principal of and interest on such bonds becoming due and payable in such year.  There shall annually be levied on all the taxable real property in said Fire District, a tax without limitation as to rate or amount sufficient to pay the principal of and interest on such bonds as the same become due and payable.
Section 5. Subject to the provisions of the Local Finance Law, the power to authorize the issuance of and to sell bond anticipation notes in anticipation of the issuance and sale of the serial bonds herein authorized, including renewals of such notes, is hereby delegated to the Fire District Treasurer, the chief fiscal officer.  Such notes shall be of such terms, form and contents, and shall be sold in such manner, as may be prescribed by said Fire District Treasurer, consistent with the provisions of the Local Finance Law.
Section 6. All other matters except as provided herein relating to the serial bonds herein authorized including the ... [ more ]

   


 

National Hurricane Preparedness Week

Thursday, May 28, 2015   June 1st is the official start to Hurricane Season here on the Atlantic Coast and May 24th to May 30th marks the National Weather Service's National Hurricane Preparedness Week.

Please visit http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/prepare/ to learn more about how you prepare for hurricanes, the hazards, get additional resources as well as to learn more about the mission of the National Weather Service.

Thank you and Be Safe.

   


 

Ex TMFD Chief Peter Perciasepe serves as Memorial Day Parade Grand Marshall

Thursday, May 21, 2015  At this years Town of Mamaroneck / Larchmont Memorial Day parade, Ex TMFD Chief Peter Perciasepe was asked to serve as Parade Grand Marshall.

     



 

TMFD is looking for Volunteers

Thursday, April 9, 2015  The Town of Mamaroneck Fire Department is looking for volunteer firefighters to dedicate their time and effort to helping their community.

Please visit: http://www.tmfd.org/sitecontent/index/page/Joining

Stop by the firehouse at 205 Weaver Street to grab an application

or contact Captain Shaun Hughes at shughes@tmfd.org to request information or an application.










   


 

TMFD Congratulates Newly Elected LVAC Officers

Friday, March 13, 2015  The officers and members of the Town of Mamaroneck Fire Department would like to congratulate the newly elected officers of the Larchmont Volunteer Ambulance Corps.They are:

 · Chief: Alex Rapp

 · Captain: Carly Casterella

 · Lieutenant: Grant Nishanian

 · Lieutenant: John Pomponio III

The TMFD looks forward to our strong and close working relationship with the men and women of the Larchmont Volunteer Ambulance Corps. Under the leadership of the new officers they will continue their tradition of providing the residents and visitors of the Town of Mamaroneck and Larchmont Village with exemplary emergency medical care.




   


 

TMFD and VMFD Hold Joint Training Exercises

Monday, March 9, 2015  Members of the Town of Mamaroneck Fire Department and Village of Mamaroneck Fire departments hosted joint training exercises on Wednesday March 4th 2015. Instructors from both departments demonstrated the life saving techniques and new equipment recently purchased for cold water (ice) rescue at the Larchmont Gardens Lake.


This was the first such joint training exercise organized by both departments and set the stage for additional cross training opportunities in the future. Both departments rely on each other to improve safety in both districts by participating in mutual aid that brings much needed resources from one department to the other during an emergency.



     



 

In Memory of Michael J. Acocella, Jr.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015  It is with great sorrow that we announce that Ex-Chief Michael A. Acocella, Jr. passed away in Mamaroneck, NY, on Tuesday, January 27, 2015.  Mike was an active member of the Town of Mamaroneck Fire Department for over 60 years, serving as Chief from 1975-1976 and again in 1991.

Born in New Rochelle, to Angelina Gugielmo and Michele Acocella. He was predeceased in 2006 by his wife Carol whom he married on December 12, 1959. Mike graduated from New Rochelle High School in 1956. He served in the US Army until 1961.

He was active in the Mamaroneck Elks Lodge #1457 and The Knights of Columbus Mamaroneck Council 2247. Mike is survived by his children Michael J. Acocella and Sharon Acocella as well as his granddaughter and “Little Princess” Jennifer Sweeney. He is also survived by sisters Josephine Marino of New Rochelle, Nettie Villamagna of Midlothian, VA, brother Ben Acocella and sister-in-law Grace of New Rochelle. Predeceased by his sister Connie Romanello (1972). Longtime companion Brenda Kennedy and all of their families. He will be missed dearly by his many friends and family.

Visiting Thursaday 6-9 PM and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at Fox Funeral Home. Mass Saturday 10 AM at St. Vito’s Church in Mamaroneck. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in New Rochelle.



In lieu of flowers donations to Town of Mamaroneck Fire Department, 205 Weaver Street, Larchmont, NY, 10538.



   


 

Blizzard Warning Issued

Monday, January 26, 2015  A blizzard warning has as been issued be the National Weather Service starting today at 1PM through Tuesday Jan 27th  at 11:59 PM:


Accumulations expect to be between 18- 24 inches


Winds form the north averaging 20 to 30MPG with gusts of 45 to 55 MPH.


Visibility one quarter mile of less at all times


Temperature in low 20's ..


As always the TMFD asks its residents to be please be careful.


Only go out if absolutely necessary


Extremely dangerous conditions due to heave snowfall and strong winds, whiteout conditions possible.  Roads may become impassible


Strong winds may down power lines and tree limbs.

In the event of an emergency do not hesitate to call 911





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Felix "Hap" Hughes (602) signs off

Sunday, January 25, 2015   The Town of Mamaroneck Fire Department congratulates former Mamaroneck Village Fire Chief and Westchester County Emergency Dispatcher Felix "Hap" Hughes on his recent retirement from the county position he has held since 1982.  




   


 

Town Bunny Hop Race Scheduled

Wednesday, January 7, 2015  The Town of Mamaroneck Bunny Hop and Lil' Bunny Hop races have been scheduled for Sunday March 22, 2015.

The race which is sponsored by the Town of Mamaroneck Recreation Department and the Town of Mamaroneck Fire Department will Start and Finish at Memorial Park – Located on Myrtle Blvd, Larchmont.


Free parking is available across the street in Commuter Lot #1.

Two races are available: A 5k run/walk for all ages and a 1 mile option for participants 12 years of age and under.

Pick up your race packet at the Recreation Office Wednesday March 18th, 6-8pm and Saturday, March 21st 10-Noon or at Memorial Park Sunday, March 22nd 7:30am.

   


 
 
 

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