Casting votes for special district commissioners
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Running unopposed for his second term as commissioner of the North Lawrence Fire District, Vincent Leone, a resident of the district wants to keep taxes at a minimum, while helping to ensure that the Lawrence-Cedarhurst Fire Department that provides fire protection to the district has the equipment it needs.
“I live in North Lawrence and just want to help keep taxes down and the fire departments gets the apparatus it deserves,” Leone said.
In the Hewlett Bay Fire District, incumbent Pat Tudda is running unchallenged for his fourth term. A nearly 50-year resident of the community, he also wants the district to have what it needs and without raising taxes. “I like the community and want to give them the best service I can and not raise taxes,” he said. The district also has a proposition on the ballot. To change the treasurer position from elected to appointed on Jan. 1, 2015.
Jeffrey Trout is running without opposition for re-election in the Atlantic Beach Fire District. Incumbent Meadowmere Park Commissioner Ed Samuelson is running unopposed.
The Greater Atlantic Beach Water Reclamation Project also has a commissioner running for re-election. Scott Mason, the current governing board chair is unchallenged. The Water Reclamation Project oversees operation of a wastewater treatment plant that processes up to 700,000 gallons of water daily.
Where to vote:
Atlantic Beach, Fire Rescue HQ, 1 Rescue Rd., A.B., 6 to 9 p.m.
For both the A.B. Fire District and Water Reclamation Project
Hewlett, firehouse, 35 Franklin Ave. Hewlett, 5 to 9 p.m.
Inwood, firehouse, 188 Doughty Blvd., Inwood, 6 to 9 p.m.
North Lawrence, Community Center, 270 Lawrence Ave., Lawrence, 6 to 9 p.m.
Meadowmere Park, firehouse, 14 Meyer Ave. Meadowmere Park, 6 to 9 p.m.
Woodmere, firehouse, 20 Irving Place, Woodmere, 6 to 9 p.m.