The Plattekill Fire District consists of five
publicly-elected officials, the Board
of Fire Commissioners, each of whom serves a five
year term. Much like the volunteer firefighters we
work with, we are not paid to serve as
It is our responsibility to provide the necessary
apparatus, buildings and equipment needed to assist
the Plattekill Fire Department in the fire and
rescue activities that are essential for the
protection of life and property within the
Plattekill Fire District.
It is also our responsibility to operate the
Plattekill Fire District in accordance with the laws
of the State of New York.
The board meets on a monthly basis, to oversee the
operation of the Fire District and to make policies
and procedures under which the Fire District, the
Fire Department, and the Plattekill Fire Company
We remain keenly aware of the fiduciary
responsibility we hold in representing the taxpayers
within our Fire District. As Commissioners, we are
mandated to follow a strict formula in preparing the
budget in accordance with the laws of the State of
New York, including specified spending limits.
Our process is a public one, and we welcome the
input of the residents and taxpayers we represent in
the Plattekill Fire District.