Tuesday, February 19th, 2019
   

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The objects of this Association are: The furtherance of the best interests of the Firemen's Relief Associations of this State which are or may become members of this Association so that the funds of the said relief Associations may be protected and the best results for the benefit of aged and needy active and/or otherwise qualified fire persons and their families, and those injured, incapacitated or killed in the performance of their duty, may be achieved; the protection against the encroachment upon the source of said funds, the advancement of the status and best interest of all fire persons, the development and advancement of the best methods of fire protection and the cultivation of fraternal fellowship among the various departments and fire persons throughout the State and elsewhere.
 

Announcements


The Annual Financial Standing Report is due by February 20th. We recommend that you do the report online and print out clean copies.  Original hard copies of Form #200 and Form #200A, along with all requested supporting documentation and original signatures, must be received in the State Office by February 20th.  If the report is filed late, penalties will apply.

 

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) FOR GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS SERVICES 

(REVISED SUBMISSION DATE) 

The New Jersey State Fireman’s Association (NJSFA) is requesting proposals from experienced and qualified firms or individuals to provide Governmental Affairs Services and Representation, on an as needed basis in connection with a myriad of issues related to the funding of the NJSFA.  The RFP can be picked up at the NJSFA office located at 1711 Route 34 South, Wall Township, New Jersey 07727, during normal business hours between 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., or emailed if requested.  Distribution of the package will begin on FEBRUARY 13, 2019.  Responses to the RFP are to be received in sealed envelopes at the NJSFA’s office not later than 2:00 p.m. on FEBRUARY 27, 2019.  The exterior of such sealed envelope shall be clearly labeled and state “NJSFA GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS SERVICES PROPOSAL”.


SCHEDULED COUNTY WORKSHOPS

Gloucester County will be hosting a County Workshop on Thursday, February 28, at the Gloucester County Fire Academy, 200 Shady Lane Road, Clarksboro, NJ 08020.  Registration will be from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm with the Workshop starting at 7:00 pm.

Warren County will be hosting a County Workshop on Thursday, May 2, at the Goodwill Fire Company, 689 Water Street, Belvidere, NJ 07823.  Registration will be from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm with the Workshop starting at 7:00 pm.

SCHEDULED LOCAL FIELD EXAMS

 

A Field Exam has been scheduled for Morris County on Tuesday, March 19th, at the Wharton Fire Department, 10 Robert Street, Wharton, NJ 07885.  The 19 Associations scheduled for this year will be notified by mail as to what time to arrive.

 

A Field Exam has been scheduled for Camden County on Tuesday, April 2nd, at a location to be determined.  The 17 Associations scheduled for this year will be notified by mail as to the location and what time to arrive.

 

A Field Exam has been scheduled for Hudson County on Tuesday, April 9th, at the Secaucus Fire Department, 272 County Road, Secaucus, NJ 07094.  All 12 Associations scheduled for this year will be notified by mail as to what time to arrive.

 

A Field Exam has been scheduled for Middlesex County on Tuesday, April 16th, at the Avenel Fire Department, 346 Avenel Street, Avenel, NJ 07001.  The 14 Associations scheduled for this year will be notified by mail as to what time to arrive.

 

A Field Exam has been scheduled for Atlantic County on Tuesday, April 23rd, at the Egg Harbor City Fire Department, 631 Philadelphia Avenue, Egg Harbor City, NJ 08215.  All 22 Associations scheduled for this year will be notified by mail as to what time to arrive.

 

A Field Exam has been scheduled for Ocean County on Tuesday, April 30th, at a location to be determined.  The 15 Associations scheduled for this year will be notified by mail as to the location and what time to arrive.

 

A Field Exam has been scheduled for Bergen County on Tuesday, May 7th, at the Rutherford Fire Department, 40 Ames Avenue, Rutherford, NJ 07070.  All 17 Associations scheduled for this year will be notified by mail as to what time to arrive.

 

A Field Exam has been scheduled for Somerset County on Tuesday, May 14th, at a location to be determined.  All 20 Associations scheduled for this year will be notified by mail as to the location and what time to arrive.

 

GENERAL NEWS

  1. The 4th Quarter 2018 Relief Paid Report was due by January 30th.  Statewide, 100% were received on time.  Congratulations to the Local Treasurers.
  2. The Relief Officers’ Listing Report, Form #103, was due by February 1st.  Statewide, 100% were received on time.  Congratulations to the Local Secretaries.
  3. The Annual Financial Standing Report is due by February 20th. We recommend that you do the report online and print out clean copies.  Original hard copies of Form #200 and Form #200A, along with all requested supporting documentation and original signatures, must be received in the State Office by February 20th.  Manual reports were mailed to the Treasurers back in December.  If the report is filed late, penalties will apply.
  4. The Membership Report, Form #109 (Greensheets) is due by February 28th. We recommend that you do the report online and print out clean copies.  Original hard copies of the report with original signatures, must be received in the State Office by February 28th.  Manual reports were mailed to the Secretaries back in December.  If the report is filed late, penalties will apply.
  5. The 1st Quarter 2019 Relief Paid Report is due by April 30th and can be entered and submitted online.  The report should include checks written by your Association for Relief between January 1st and March 31st.  Do not include April payments.  If you finalize the report online, you do not have to send in a hard copy.  If the report is filed late, penalties will apply.
  6. The Relief Convention Delegates selection form #104 and the Exempt Convention Delegate selection form #105 (if applicable) are due by May 1st, and can be entered and submitted online.  If you finalize the reports online, you do not have to send in hard copies.  If the reports are filed late, penalties will apply.
  7. Resolutions for the Annual Convention must be submitted to the NJSFA office by May 1st in the year prior to the Annual Convention.  Contact your County Executive Committeeperson for information and guidance.
  8. The IRS 990 form must be filed by every Local Association with the IRS by May 15th. A copy of the filing or a copy of the notice of receipt must be received in the NJSFA office by June 14th.
  9. Petitions to run for State Office must be filed in-person at the offices of the New Jersey State Firemen’s Association during NJSFA regular business hours on or before June 1st (June 3rd) in the year prior to the Annual Convention. 
  10. The latest revised versions, Rev. 1-18, of forms Applications for Local Relief (Form 101) and Applications for Supplementary Relief (Form 102) along with new guidelines should be used.  All older unused versions of the forms must be disposed of and only the new  versions should be used.  If you need additional copies of Form 101, you can print them from our website by going to the forms tab.  Additional copies of Form 102 must be requested from the State office.
  11. Special Relief Assistance is available to most members. You must apply and receive local relief assistance first.  If the additional need is there, the amount of Special Relief that you can apply for is $5,000.00 minus your local level. Once it is approved by the Advisory Committee, the Special Relief is paid out by the State Office. Contact your local Association Trustees or Secretary for additional information and for a copy of the application.
  12. The Health Care Assistance/Rehabilitation Program is available for members who need assistance from a licensed caregiver.  The program is designed to help with the expense of ongoing personal care and not for house cleaning or property maintenance type costs.  Contact your local secretary for the application form. Applications once approved by the Advisory Committee, are good for one year. The member may be receiving care at home, an adult day-care facility, a rehabilitation facility or a long term care facility. This program is a monthly reimbursement program paid out by the State Office. For more information, contact your local Secretary, Executive Committeeperson or the State Office.



NEW JERSEY STATE FIREMEN'S ASSOCIATION
NOTICE OF MEETINGS

In accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, notice is hereby given that the Meetings of the Executive Committee of the New Jersey State Firemen's Associations shall be held as follows:


Date:Saturday, February 23, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: NJSFA OFFICE
 1711 ROUTE 34 SOUTH
 WALL TOWNSHIP , NJ  07727



Date:Saturday, May 18, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: NJSFA OFFICE
 1711 ROUTE 34 SOUTH
 WALL TOWNSHIP , NJ  07727



Date:Saturday, July 20, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: NJSFA OFFICE
 1711 ROUTE 34 SOUTH
 WALL TOWNSHIP , NJ  07727



Date:Thursday, September 12, 2019
Time: 9:30 AM
Location: WILDWOOD CONVENTION CENTER
 4501 BOARDWALK
 WILDWOOD , NJ  08260



Date:Saturday, November 16, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: NJSFA OFFICE
 1711 ROUTE 34 SOUTH
 WALL TOWNSHIP , NJ  07727


 

 

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