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BOARD OF FIRE COMMISSIONER ELECTION AND BUDGET VOTE SATURDAY FEBRUARY 17, 2018 2-9PM

FEBRUARY REGULAR MEETING IS TUESDAY FEBRUARY 20, 2018 DUE TO HOLIDAY

Jackson Fire District No. 3 is one of four Fire District's within the Township of Jackson. Fire District 3 covers the most populated area in  the northeast section of Jackson. Population was estimated in 2010 by the US Census Bureau at  54,856 people. The District is governed by five members of the  Board of Fire Commissioners who have, as in the case of municipalities, power, duty and function related to the prevention and extinguishment of fires and the regulation of fire hazards.

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An election is held annually on the third Saturday in February for the election of members of the Board and operating budget. General business meetings are held every 3rd Monday of the month at 7:30pm at Fire District headquarters located at 200 Kierych Memorial Drive. 

The Fire District is a combination Fire Department that rotate a three platoon system Monday to Friday 6am to 6pm  supervised by a Captain and platoon Lieutenants. Some of their daily assignments include fire suppression, rescue & first responder EMS, fire inspections & prevention. The Board of Fire Commissioners also contract's with  Jackson Township Volunteer Fire Co. No 1 located on Larsen Rd for fire suppression coverage around the clock.

Jackson Bureau of Fire Safety  District  3 is the Fire District's Local Enforcement Agency (LEA) that enforces the NJ State Uniform Fire Code.  The Fire Bureau office is located at 200 Kierych Memorial Dr (Johnson Park Fire Station) and staffs a full time Fire Official and Company Fire Inspectors. The Fire Official supervises and administers day to day operations of the Fire Bureau. Some of the duties include enforcement of local, state and federal laws to prevent fire and educate the community in fire safety.                                                                      

Jackson Township, named after Andrew Jackson, is a township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the township population had increased to a record high of 54,856. Jackson's most famous attraction is Six Flags Great Adventure and Hurricane Harbor.  Down the road from Six Flags is the Jackson Premium Outlets, a major retail outlet center with 70 stores.

Jackson Township was incorporated as a township by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 6, 1844, from portions of Dover Township (now Toms River Township, Freehold Township and Upper Freehold Township, while the area was still part of Monmouth County, New Jersey. It became part of the newly-created Ocean County on February 15, 1850. Portions of the township were taken to form Plumsted Township on March 11, 1845

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 100.8 square miles, of which, 100.1 square miles of it is land and 0.8 square miles of it (0.74%) is water. Jackson is the largest city by area in Ocean County.

QUESTIONS

Where are Fire District 3's offices located? Jackson Fire District Administration Offices are located at 200 Kierych Memorial Drive. Kierych Memorial intersects South Cooks Bridge and Manhattan St. Johnson Park Fire Station

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Why is there a fire truck at EMS calls?  Fire District 3 career firefighter are certified 1st Responder E.M.T,'s. The firefighters are all trained to E.M.T. - Defibrillator status. The apparatus are fully stocked with first aid equipment, oxygen, splints, backboard w/ collars, and a defibrillator. The EMS First Responder program began in the early 1990's and is still going strong.

Do we do pool fills ? Sorry we do not. Please contact Jackson MUA at 928-2222

Do we rent out Banquet Halls ? The Fire District does not rent out Banquet Hall. The volunteer fire company located on Larsen road does rent out there banquet hall please call (732) 688-4691

How do I get a copy of the public records ? For other public records please print out the OPRA Document  OPRA Request Form Versions  Word or  PDF   Fill it out and contact the Fire District Administrative Clerk for further information at (732) 928-1666 x 15 or stop by during regular business hours Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:00 pm.

How do I get a free battery Smoke Detector ? Stop by the Fire Bureau office located at 200 Kierych Memorial Dr (Johnson Park Fire Station) between Monday to Friday 8:00am-4:00pm.

 

                     

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Board Of Fire Commissioners Offices are located at 200 Kierych Memorial Drive (Johnson Park Firehouse)

Meetings are held on the 3rd Monday of the month at 7:30 pm (AGENDA)

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