Fire Elections: Blenheim, Erial and Lambs Terrace
Get the low-down on your local fire district elections.
Fire district elections will be held across New Jersey this Saturday, including in Gloucester Township.
Polls will be open at the six Gloucester Township fire districts' station houses from 2 to 9 p.m. (Editor's note: Click links below for addresses.)
Gloucester Township Patch previews the elections for Blenheim, Erial and Lambs Terrace here.
Check back later this week for a look at the elections in the Blackwood, Chews Landing and Glendora fire districts.
In Blenheim (Fire District No. 3), incumbents Amy Tarves and Leo Foglio are running unopposed for two new three-year terms on the Board of Commissioners. District 3 voters are also being asked to approve a $371,847 tax levy for the all-volunteer company in 2013—an increase of just $5,826 from 2012.
In Lambs Terrace (Fire District No. 5), incumbents Richard Baker and Anthony Tomasco are running unopposed for two new three-year terms on the Board of Commissioners. District 5 voters are also being asked to support a $1,399,256 tax levy—an increase of $24,933 from 2012
In Erial (Fire District No. 6), incumbents Joseph C. Chew and Steven M. Funkhouser are running unopposed for two new three-year terms on the Board of Commissioners, while incumbent Richard W. Annacone Jr. is seeking a two-year unexpired term.
District 6 voters are also being asked to support a $1,360,751 budget—a decrease of $14,958 from 2012. The tax levy under the budget proposal would be $1,278,602—an increase of $14,219 as compared to 2012.