Monthly meetings of the Board of Fire Commissioners of the Fairview Fire District will be convened at the Fairview Firehouse, 258 Violet Avenue, Poughkeepsie, New York, on the first and third Tuesday at 6:00PM.
It is anticipated that meetings of the Board will be conducted as hybrid meetings, as allowed by State law: Commissioners, staff and the public may attend the meeting in-person or virtually via the Zoom conferencing platform. The meeting will be recorded and later transcribed.
Instructions for the public to view and listen to the meeting or participate in hearings via Zoom:
To view or listen to the meeting. Telephone Number: 1 929 436 2866 Meeting ID: 896 7316 5510
To virtually participate in public hearings or to comment during the public comment period of the agenda.
[Email request to the secretary 30 minutes prior to meeting]
[During meeting, use Zoom features to request opportunity to speak <* 9 or Raise Hand>]
To the extent possible, the Board will conduct the meeting in accordance with its usual practices. However, due to the on-going Covid-19 pandemic, the Board will conduct in-person meetings utilizing applicable guidance from the New York State Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control, and may cancel in-person attendance at meetings by the public if the Board determines conditions warrant doing so.
Instructions for members of the public wishing to attend -in-person meetings or public hearings:
- As the staff and equipment at the Firehouse provides critical emergency services, public access to is limited to the District’s meeting room and accessway.
- The District reserves the right to require that all members of the public wishing to attend the meeting in-person provide contact information in the event that contact tracing is required, that those members of the public who cannot provide proof of full vaccination remain masked while in the building, that persons who are experiencing Covid-19 symptoms not attend the meeting, and all unrelated members of the public observe social distancing protocols while attending the meeting.
- Procedures that must be followed when attending the meeting will be posted at the public entrance to the fire house. Please do not enter unless you are able to comply with those procedures.
The District regrets any inconvenience those measures may cause, and appreciates the cooperation of the public in helping to protect the health and safety of those attending the meeting, as well as our staff.
BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF FIRE COMMISSIONERS OF THE FAIRVIEW FIRE DISTRICT, 258 VIOLET AVENUE, POUGHKEEPSIE, NEW YORK 12601
Respectfully Submitted by Brie D. Novack, District Secretary