NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Board of Fire Commissioners of the Copake Fire District are holding a special election on December 18th, 2018 between the hours of 6:00 P.M. and 9:00 P.M. at the Copake Fire District Firehouse located at 390 County Route 7A, Copake, NY 12516 for the purpose of voting on whether to approve the Resolution passed by the Board of Fire Commissioners at its regularly scheduled meeting on November 13th, 2018 to replace its current 43 year old Ariel ladder and to acquire a used Ariel ladder for the uses and protection of property in the area within the Copake Fire District at a cost not to exceed $200,000.00 and to issue statutory installment bonds/serial bonds and/or bond anticipation notes in an amount not to exceed $200,000.00 to be used for the purchase of the aforementioned vehicle. Said Resolution having been adopted subject to a mandatory referendum to be conducted on the 18th day of December, 2018. All voters registered with the Columbia County Board of Elections on or before November 26th and who are residents of the Fire District for 30 days preceding the referendum shall be eligible to vote.