The Association of Fire Districts of the State of New York, a not-for-profit corporation, works to improve the fiscal responsibility, efficiency and effectiveness of the fire district management through education, training and advocacy for commissioners and other fire district officials in the 57 counties outside of the City of New York.

Targeted Regional Training


"Getting the Job Done"

March 30, 2019 - Belgium Cold Springs Fir Department 
8am - 12pm      $25 per person   

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Calling all Secretaries & Commissioner

Learn the legal and practical responsibilities of a Secretary in a Fire District today and the importance of communication between the secretary and commissioners.
SecretariesIf you're a new Secretary or looking for a refresher course, we have something for you.  We will be cover a wide range of topics including:

 General Secretary Duties:
Meetings (including the annual organizational meeting)
Executive Session
Legal Issues
Open meeting law
Records retention
FOIL requests
Legal notices
Other Subjects
Whether to post or publish (or both)
Annual and special elections
and much more
Commissioners - Communication between the Fire District Secretary and Commissioners is vital in todays fire district.  As an elected official you should be aware and well educated on the legal and practical responsibilities of your district Secretary.  Get a better understanding of what they need from you to "Get the Job Done"


This is an interactive class, attendee participation is encouraged.  Anyone wishing to submit a question in advance can email it to 


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      Thank you to the Elba Fire Department 
    Targeted Regional Training 
    May 5th
    Elba, NY

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