The City of Gloversville Seeks to Establish a Street Tree Commission! Click HERE for more information!
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    The first hose company and hook and ladder brigade was formed and named the A.J. Kasson Hose Company. On July 12, 1888 the name was changed to the Neptune Hose Company.
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    Scaling Buildings for Fire Company Competition 
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    The first horse purchased for the department was "Old Kit" and soon after, two more horses were purchased.
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    In May of 1892, George L. Fort was installed as the first paid Gloversville Fire Chief.
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    Until 1904, all members of the fire department were volunteers, but on April 1st,the Common council authorized that personnel be paid and the department was then comprised of 14 paid men and 15 call men with the exempt firemen held as reserves.
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    The department became motorized in 1912 when a car was purchased for the Chief. This vehicle carried chemicals and a roll of hose. Early fire trucks at first had no roofs so that when approaching a fire, the men could look up to see the building and assess what action needed to be taken to knock the fire down.
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    Today the Gloversville Fire Department is equipped with the latest technology and equipment which includes a thermal imager to locate victims in a smoke filled building, air packs, and a safety trailer which teaches fire safety and procedures to children.
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    The City of Gloversville believes that a full complement of alert, well trained and well equipped paid fire fighters is the key to fire safety success.
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    COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AGENCY REGULAR BOARD MEETING Mayor’s Conference Room January 14, 2014 MINUTES A regular meeting of the Community Development Agency Board of Directors was held Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 3:30 PM in the Mayor’s conference room at City Hall. Those in attendance: Steven Kirk, Ron Briggs, Mayor Dayton King, Jean Chain, Karen Smith, Nick Zabawsky and Rachel Frasier.  A motion was made by Ron Briggs and seconded by Mayor Dayton King to accept the minutes from the previous meeting. All in favor.  The rehab status report was presented. One housing project was completed in December. One housing project is under construction. Three jobs will be going out to bid this week. It was suggested by Ron Briggs that Nick Zabawsky provide a powerpoint presentation on the housing rehab program for the benefit of the new Board members at the next meeting. All were in agreement.  The CDA program income report was presented for the month of December 2013. The account balance was $34,750.60 at the end of December 2013. A discussion was held about Mag World and Nick has spoken to the bankruptcy court and we should be receiving payments shortly and a check for the back interest. […]
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    COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AGENCY REGULAR BOARD MEETING Mayor’s Conference Room January 15, 2013 MINUTES A regular meeting of the Community Development Agency Board of Directors was held Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 3:30 PM in the Mayor’s conference room at City Hall. Those in attendance: Frank DeSantis, Steven Kirk, Eugene Reppenhagen, Kathie Rohrs, Nick Zabawsky and Rachel Frasier. Excused Absence Mayor Dayton King  A motion was made by Eugene Reppenhagen and seconded by Steven Kirk to accept the minutes from the previous meeting. All in favor.  The rehab status report was presented. One housing project was completed during the month of December. One additional job is under construction.  The CDA program income report was presented for the month of December 2012. The account balance was $64,477.52 at the end of December 2012. Mag world is two months delinquent on its payments. We have received notice that Daniel Mathias has filed for bankruptcy. The Board would like to have the City Attorney look at the documents that were received from Daniel Mathias.  The Grant Status report for the month of December 2012 was presented to the Board. HOME 2009 funds are all encumbered and the final drawdown funds were just received from […]
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