DiNapoli: Unemployment Taxes on Employers Poised To Increase to Repay Federal Government

September 12, 2021
The historic surge in unemployment claims at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic rapidly depleted the NYS Unemployment Insurance (UI) Trust Fund resulting in the stat...

With Sadness: Past Director Norman A. Petricca - Region 1

September 06, 2021
It is with great sadness that the AFDSNY inform you that the Norman A. Petricca Past Association Region 1 Director passed away September 02, 2021

Authority for Fire Districts and other Public Bodies to Conduct Remote Meetings Restored by New Legislation

September 02, 2021
Today, September 2, 2021 NYS Governor Kathy Hochul signed legislation (S.50001/A.40001) extending virtual access to public meetings

Gov. Signs Bill to Raise Compensation for Fire District Election Officials

August 08, 2021
This legislation gives the Board of Fire Commissioners the ability to pay a maximum of $70 or $100, depending on the length of time worked.

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Fire & EMS Reopening Guidelines


COVID-19 Reopening Safety Plan Template

This document is not specific to Fire Districts