Valley Falls FD Awarded Bid – by Christine Barton


Town of Pittstown-A letter of concern went out to town and village residents in early August, urging them to attend the August 11th Town Council meeting to show support for the Valley Falls Fire Department to continue to provide the fire protection services to the Tomhannock District Residents.

According to the information in the letter “the Valley Falls fire department has been providing services to the Tomhannock District for more than 50 years.”  It kept it’s rate flat on town residents for the five years from 2007 to 2011 and then cut its tax rate by 15% in the past 3 years.” The information in the letter titled “Tomhannock District Residents Tell Pittswtown Town Council: Say YES to Valley Falls Fire Department, was confirmed as accurate by Richard Andrew, Mayor of Valley Falls.