Over the years, we have fielded many questions that begin with "Can we" Most of the time, these "can we" questions are about awarding points for certain activities. We decided to create a Memorandum outlining four amendments to Section 217 of the General Municipal Law that would address the most frequent "can we" questions. In short, our proposed amendments would amend:
Each year the associations that support the fire service in New York gather to create the "Issues of United Concern". This document outlines a legislative agenda for the upcoming year. If you would like one or all of our proposals to be considered when this agenda is developed, please click on this link to complete a two-minute questionnaire:
We will submit your response to ensure your opinion and support is documented. Unless these organizations hear from the people, departments and municipalities they represent, progress will not be made. It takes approximately 2 minutes to complete the questionnaire.
Thank you, and please contact us with questions!