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NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE OF 2 FIRE DISTRICT VEHICLES WHEREAS, the Yorktown Heights Fire District (“Fire District”) owns and is in possession of (2) SUV vehicles formally known as 2531 and U143, more specifically identified below, with a value that does not exceed $50,000.00 each, and which is no longer necessary for any of the Fire District’s uses or purposes and WHEREAS, the Board of Fire Commissioners (“Board”) of the Fire District, pursuant to its Resolution made and entered on the April 12, 2016 at the regular scheduled monthly meeting of the Board, believes it to be in the best interests of the Fire District to dispose of said used apparatus and receive for the benefit of the Fire District the fair and reasonable value thereof, NOW, therefore, the Fire District shall sell at public auction to the highest bidder, subject to the conditions and terms of bidding and sale as outlined below, one 2005 Chevy SUV 4x4 motor vehicle, identified by model Tahoe VIN 1GNEK13Z75J227565 and registered as AW7192, and one 2008 Chevy SUV 4x4 motor vehicle, identified by model Suburban VIN 3GNGK26K68G129484 and registered as AW7173 and shown when examined, by appointment only (914- 403-0114). Vehicles are located at Station #1, Commerce Street, Yorktown Heights, New York; that open bids be submitted in writing for each to the Secretary/Treasurer of the Fire District, 334 Underhill Ave. 4-B, Yorktown Heights, N.Y. no later than 4:00 pm on May 10, 2016; that all bids must meet the Reserve of $10,000 per vehicle; that those who have timely submitted written bids may increase their respective bids at the date, time and place of the public sale; that the purchaser shall execute a Bill of Sale prepared by the Fire District Attorney; that the Fire District reserves to itself the right to reject all bids; that the payment of one hundred percent of the accepted bid be by cash and/or certified check within forty-eight (48) hours of acceptance of the offer; and that the sale of this used equipment by the Yorktown Heights Fire District, not a dealer in goods of this kind, shall be in the “as is” condition of the apparatus at the time of the public sale which shall be on May 10, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at the Yorktown Heights Fire District’s Station #2 located on Locksley Road, Yorktown Heights, New York. April 16, 2016 Yorktown Heights, New York
The Yorktown Heights Engine Company will open its doors to area residents, so they can learn about what it takes to be a volunteer firefighter in their community as part of the sixth annual RecruitNY statewide initiative. Over the last several years, it has been very tough for many fire departments throughout New York State to recruit and retain volunteers for a variety of reasons. Like most volunteer ... (Full Story & Photos)
It is with profound sadness the Yorktown Fire announce the passing of Life Member Harry Karagozian. Harry spent many of years serving the Yorktown Heights Engine Company and the Town of Yorktown. Serving on the Board of Directors for over 20 years, he helped in facilitating many of the changes the Engine Company has had over the years. Harry also held the rank of Lieutenant on the Fire Police unit. ... (Full Story & Photos)
The members of Yorktown Fire would like to remind our residents to clean around the Fire Hydrants adjacent to their property. You and your neighbors safety is our #1 concern.
Town Code Section § 216-7. It shall be the duty of the owner and occupant, jointly, of every parcel of real estate adjoining a fire hydrant to keep a two-foot-wide path around the fire hydrant free from snow and ice. Snow ... (Full Story & Photos)
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