Board of Fire Commissioners- Township of Edgewater Park
The Township has one Fire District, with its own publicly elected Board of Fire Commissioners. The Fire Commissioners are the legal governing body of the Fire Companies, the Bureau of Fire Safety, and the Training Center.
Office Phone # 609-877-8812
Duties and Responsibilities
The Board is directly responsible for the fire protection of all people, buildings, and property in each district. The Board promulgates rules and regulations, establishes and maintains operational standards.
2022 Election Results for Fire District #1
The Board of Fire Commissioners, Fire District #1, Township of Edgewater Park, held an election of Fire Commissioners and proposed 2022 budget, on Saturday February 19, 2022, at the Township Municipal Building, 400 Delanco Road, Edgewater Park, between the hours of 2:00PM and 9:00PM.
There were two (2) vacancies for a full term of three (3) years and a budget proposal.
Results were as follows:
196 votes for Jill Reuter
177 votes for Paula Teixeira
115 votes for YES on the 2022 Budget
98 votes for NO on the 2022 Budget
As Fire Pit Season Approaches... Here's How to Stay Safe!
Fire Pits can be the source of dangerous sparks if not properly screened. Click here to read Edgewater Park Fire Official Matt Augustino's "Notice About Proper Burning" -- which includes warnings about burning materials other than fire pit logs. Keep your home and neighborhood safe from "wild fires" which can start from improper burning.
Fire Official John Augustino Retires after 29 Years of Service
At an Awards Ceremony on February 19, 2021, Mayor Lauren DiFilippo announced the retirement of Fire Official John Augustino after 29 years of service to Edgewater Park Fire District #1.
John is succeeded by his son Matt Augustino, seen here as father and son wish each other well in their respective new roles!
Edgewater Park Township Committee, Staff and Citizens also wish John well in his retirement!
Click here to see his Retirement Plaque
Board of Fire Commissioners 2021-22 Calendar (Meetings - 1st Tuesday)
March 2, 2021 Regular Meeting
April 6, 2021 Regular Meeting
April 20, 2021 Re-Scheduled Election
May 4, 2021 Reorganization & Regular Meeting
June 1, 2021 Regular Meeting
July 6, 2021 Regular Meeting
August 3, 2021 Regular Meeting
September 7, 2021 Regular Meeting
October 5, 2021 Regular Meeting
November 2, 2021 Regular Meeting
December 7, 2021 Regular Meeting
January 4, 2022 Regular Meeting
February 1, 2022 Regular Meeting
February 19, 2022 Annual Election - 2pm-9pm, EP Courtroom
March 1, 2022 Reorganization & Regular Meeting
Meeting: 1st Tuesday
Time: 7:00 P.M. - Municipal Bldg.
Jill Reuter (Chair)
Meeting Dates for 2022:
Please see Resolution 2022-03