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.

AFDSNY Cancels Niagara Falls due to COVID-19

August 04, 2020
After extensive consideration and discussion, the Board of Directors of the Association of Fire Districts of the State of New York has determined that the 2020 Annua...

DiNapoli: Tax Cap Below Two Percent

July 14, 2020
OSC Press Release: Property tax levy growth for local governments with fiscal years closing Dec. 31 will be capped at 1.56 percent for 2021.

COVID-19 cost recovery for fire and EMS departments

April 17, 2020
The response to COVID-19 is not without impact in terms of the fiscal strain. Your Fire / Rescue / EMS organization may be eligible for FEMA assistance.

Executive Order - Face Masks REQUIRED

April 15, 2020
Executive Order 202.16, issued on April 12, 2020, provides the following directive: For all essential businesses or entities, any employees who are present in the wo...

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