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Fire District Elections Held Today

Polls are open from 2 to 9 p.m.

Fire elections will be held for Gloucester Township's six fire districts on Saturday, Feb. 16.

Polls will be open at the six fire stations from 2 to 9 p.m.

Below is a rundown of the candidates for fire commissioner and proposed tax levy amounts for each district.

District 1: Incumbents Woody Minner and Phil Knast and challenger Nicholas Giambri are running for two three-year terms on the Board of Commissioners.

Glendora voters are also being asked to support a $297,900 tax levy for the all-volunteer company—an increase of $11,500 from 2012.

District 2: Incumbent Kevin J. Donahue and newcomers Joseph A. Reichert and Craig R. Watkins are seeking two three-year terms on the Board of Commissioners.

Chews Landing voters are also being asked to support a $1,632,130 tax levy for 2013—the same levy as 2012.

District 3: Incumbents Amy Tarves and Leo Foglio are running unopposed for two new three-year terms on the Board of Commissioners.

Blenheim 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.

District 4: Incumbent John McCann is running unopposed for a new three-year term on the Board of Commissioners.

Blackwood voters are also being asked to approve a $1,095,840 tax levy for 2013—a decrease of $7,864 from 2012.

District 5: Incumbents Richard Baker and Anthony Tomasco are running unopposed for two new three-year terms on the Board of Commissioners.

Lambs Terrace voters are also being asked to support a $1,399,256 tax levy—an increase of $24,933 from 2012.

District 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 the lone person seeking a two-year unexpired term.

Erial voters are also being asked to support a tax levy of $1,278,602—an increase of $14,219 as compared to 2012.

Marc McGovern Ritz February 17, 2013 at 04:01 AM
Good luck too all
OCNJ February 18, 2013 at 12:32 PM
So can we get the results this week? I voted and happy to do so. Not these budgets that kill my taxes and its my services. Now County taxes that is another story and disgrace.
OCNJ February 18, 2013 at 12:33 PM
Forgot to add. Great job FD's protecting the GT community and local areas.

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