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Riverside Fire Company was founded in June of 1892. Then, and now, the mission of the Riverside Fire Company No 1. is to reduce the loss of life and economic damage to a structure due to a fire and related emergencies through leadership, training, prevention and support to the citizens of Riverside and mutual aid companies.

 

Board of Fire Commissioners – Riverside Fire District No. 1

For information regarding the proposed new firehouse referendum please click here (FAQs Regarding New Firehouse Proposal)

 

NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION OF THE BOARD OF FIRE COMMISSIONERS OF FIRE DISTRICT NO. 1 IN THE TOWNSHIP OF RIVERSIDE IN THE COUNTY OF BURLINGTON, NEW JERSEY

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by The Board of Fire Commissioners of Fire District No. 1 in the Township of Riverside in the County of Burlington, New Jersey, that at a special election the legal voters of the Fire District will be asked to authorize the construction of a new fire station to replace the existing fire station located at 4 Scott Street, Riverside, New Jersey, as well as the issuance of bonds of the Fire District to finance such improvements.  The special election will be held on October 20, 2018, and polls will be open from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m..

The polls will remain open until 9 p.m. and as much longer as may be necessary to permit all the legally qualified voters then present to vote and to cast their ballots.  The legally qualified voters of the Fire District will vote on the following Proposal at the polling place identified below:

BOND PROPOSAL

Shall the Board of Commissioners of Fire District No. 1 in the Township of Riverside in the County of Burlington, State of New Jersey be authorized: (i) to construct a new fire station to replace the existing fire station located at 4 Scott Street, Riverside, New Jersey; (ii) to acquire the necessary equipment and furniture; (iii) to make the necessary onsite and offsite improvements; and (iv) to issue bonds of the Fire District in the amount of $4,500,000.00 to finance such improvements as well as refunding bonds to refinance debt at a future date?

The polling place for the special election shall be Riverside Fire Company No. 1, 4 Scott Street, Riverside, New Jersey, for all Election Districts within the township.

Donald E Nesbitt, Clerk/Administrator, By order of the Commissioners of Fire District No. 1 in the Township of Riverside in the County of Burlington, New Jersey