August 8, 2020
Our 148th FASNY Annual Meeting is a one-day event in Albany. This will be an Annual Meeting only.
Pursuant to the order of the Board of Directors of the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York (FASNY or Corporation), the NPCL and the By-laws of the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York, the Annual Meeting of members of the Corporation will be held on August 8, 2020, starting at 8 AM. The Annual Meeting will be held at the Hilton Albany, 40 Lodge St, Albany, NY 12207. The purpose of the meeting is to consider and take action on the matters of the election of the FASNY President, the FASNY First Vice President, the FASNY Second Vice President, two (2) FASNY Directors (Class of 2025) and two (2) Trustees of the FASNY Firemen’s Home; the approval or rejection of the Annual Budget of the FASNY Firemen’s Home; the approval or rejection of proposed amendments to the Association By-laws and the transaction of such business as may be properly brought before the meeting.
Regular members in good standing, with full dues paid 15 calendar days prior to the Annual Meeting, are able to vote. Delegate Designation Forms must be returned and postmarked by July 31, 2020.
Schedule of Events
|7:00 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.||Registration|
|8:00 – 9:30 a.m.||FASNY & LAFASNY Joint Memorial Service|
This solemn service opens the Annual Meeting in an honorable way that remembers the Association’s deceased members who have provided service to their respective communities. Prayers, scriptures and song lead the way to the reading of their names, tolling of the bell and memorial candle ceremony for those who have answered their final alarm.
|9:30 a.m. – Noon||Business Meeting|
The opening of the 148th Annual Meeting by President Steven E. Klein is followed by introductions, updates, business section meetings and the Association’s reports.
|11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.||Election Voting|
|Noon – 1:30 p.m.||Lunch/Break|
|2:00 – 4:30 p.m.||Two Percent Tax Forum with Q&A|
The Two Percent Tax Forum provides members of fire departments and chartered benevolent associations the opportunity to listen to speakers from various New York State government agencies who will present an overview of Two Percent Tax usage and distribution pertaining to the areas of expertise. These speakers also take some time to answer questions submitted the attendees at the forum. A certificate of attendance will be provided to all attendees. Updated Two Percent laws will be distributed at the forum.
|5:00 – 5:30 p.m.||Election Results/Installation|
Last Day To Book is July 19, 2020