Winslow Township residents vote against 2017 budget for Winslow Township Fire District No. 1

827 voted “No” and 689 voted “Yes.” The difference came in the Vote By Mail Ballot, with 599 votes “No” against 447 votes “Yes.”

Winslow Township residents voted against the 2017 budget for Winslow Township Fire District No. 1.

827 voted “No” and 689 voted “Yes.” The difference came in the Vote By Mail Ballot, with 599 votes “No” against 447 votes “Yes.”

Voters did approve to increase the contributing amount of LOSAP — the Length of Service Awards Program, a retirement system for volunteer firefighters. The fire department contributes $1,028 for each qualified volunteer firefighter and with the approval, the amount will be raised to $1,669.

Voters re-elected Robert Sirolli and also elected Joseph M. Duble to the district’s Board of Fire Commissioners. Duble received 974 votes and Sirolli received 598 votes.

The other candidates, Guy Midure and Bob Maschke, received 565 votes and 505 votes, respectively.