Special Election for Bond Vote 10-1-2019


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Special Election of the Jonesville Fire District (Fire District) will take place on Tuesday October 1, 2019 between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. at the Jonesville Fire District Fire Station 1 located at 953 Main Street, Clifton Park, NY 12065.  Qualified voters of the Fire District may vote concerning Proposition 1, a resolution approved by the Board of Fire Commissioners on August 13, 2019 subject to mandatory referendum authorizing the issuance of Fire District bonds in an amount not to exceed $995,000.00 for the purpose of financing the purchase of two Engine firefighting apparatus for the extinguishment and prevention of fires.  Proposition 1 reads substantially as follows:


Shall the bond resolution adopted by the Board of Fire Commissioners of the Jonesville Fire District, in the Town of Clifton Park, Saratoga County, New York on August 13, 2019 authorizing the acquisition of two fire engines including incidental equipment and expenses in connection therewith at an estimated maximum cost of $1,262,486.65; authorizing withdrawal of a sum not to exceed $160,000 from the District’s Apparatus Capital Reserve Fund; authorizing payment from current revenues of approximately $108,000 or as otherwise determined by the Board of Fire Commissioners in order to effect the acquisition of the two engines; authorizing the issuance of serial bonds of said Fire District at the prevailing rate of interest at the time of closing in an amount not to exceed $995,000 to pay a portion of the costs thereof, such amount to be offset by any federal, state, county, and/or local funds received; pledging the faith and credit of said Fire District for the payment of the principal of and interest on said bonds; determining the probable usefulness thereof is twenty (20) years; determining that the maximum maturity of serial bonds will be fifteen (15) years; authorizing an annual levy on the taxable properties in the Fire District to pay the principal and interest on such bonds; delegating the power to authorize and sell bond anticipation notes and to fix the details of and to sell serial bonds or statutory installment bonds; containing an estoppel clause and providing for the publication of an estoppel notice, be approved?

 Only those persons who are residents of Jonesville Fire District on or before September 1, 2019 and who are registered to vote with the Saratoga County Board of Elections on or before September 8, 2019 shall be eligible to vote in this Special Election.


Breann Parseghian, Secretary

Jonesville Fire District

953 Main Street

Clifton Park, NY 12065