Thursday, 29 October 2020 15:05

Saratoga Springs Professional Firefighters Have Taken an Official Position on the Charter Election

By Richard Sellers | Letters to the Editor

For the first time (that I'm aware of), the Saratoga Springs Professional Firefighters have taken an official position on a charter election and recommend voting no. 

This is especially important because of the respect that firefighters have earned. Their letter has been posted on their Facebook page, and reads as follows: 

The Saratoga Springs Firefighters IAFF Local 343, proudly endorses the City of Saratoga Springs current form of government and opposes the charter change being proposed on the ballot this year (2020). We, as the Saratoga Springs Firefighters IAFF Local 343, confidently support Saratoga Works, Saratoga Success, and One Saratoga. Sincerely, Nicholas Colucci    Secretary     IAFF Local #343

- Richard Sellers, Spokesman for SUCCESS, Saratoga Springs

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