2020 Fire Commissioner Election

New York State law requires that fire commissioner elections must be held on the second Tuesday in December.

The next election for the position of Fire Commissioner will be held on Tuesday, December 8, 2020, at the Nyack Joint Fire District, 13-15 Park Street, Nyack, NY 10960 from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Absentee ballots for this election will become available after the filing deadline for candidacy has passed.

To vote in fire commissioner elections, a person must be a registered voter who has been a resident of the fire district for at least 30 days and who is registered to vote at their Nyack Joint Fire District address.

There are five (5) fire commissioners at any given time, on an overlapping term schedule so that one seat comes up each year. A fire commissioner must be a US Citizen, a resident of the fire district, and never been convicted of arson in any degree.

All candidates desiring to have his or her name appear on the ballot for the above Office must appropriately file a written request, specifying their name and the Office by term expiration date for which the name should appear, with the Secretary of the Fire District at Post Office Box 732, Nyack, NY 10960 and/or districtsecretary@nyackfire.org, or otherwise proceed pursuant to law no later than November 18, 2020.

Filing deadline for the 2020 Fire Commissioner Election is November 18, 2020. This election is for a seat on the Board of Fire Commissioners for a term of five (5) years, to commence on January 1, 2021 and end on December 31, 2025.