Fire District

Board of Fire Commissioners

The Rexford Fire District is responsible for utilizing the collected tax revenue from its residents to provide effective fire protection and other emergency services. The district is managed by a board of Commissioners, elected by the district residents for 5-year terms.

Lawrence Gates, Chairman

Paul Van Schaick

Ruth Cote

Michael Trombley

Cara Ryan

Linda Van Schaick, Secretary/Treasurer


Lawrence (Larry) Gates, Chairman

(Administration, District Operations, New Legislation)

Term Expires December 31, 2027


Paul Van Schaick

(LOSAP, Insurance)

Term Expires December 31st 2024


Cara Ryan

(Apparatus Maintenance, Long Range Planning, Social Events)

Term Expires December 31st 2023


Ruth Cote

(Building Usage, Long Range Planning)

Term Expires December 31st 2023


Michael (Mike) Trombley

(Building Maintenance, Apparatus, Communications)

Term Expires December 31st 2026


Linda Van Schaick

District Treasurer / Secretary

Term Expires December 31st 2023


2023 Board of Fire Commissioner’s Meeting Schedule

Meetings are held in the conference room of the Rexford Firehouse located at

1601 Route 146 Rexford, NY 12148

All Meetings start @ 7:00 PM

Monday January 9th (2022 Organizational Meeting)

Monday January 9th

Monday February 13th

Monday March 13th

Monday April 10th

Monday May 8th

Monday June 12th

Monday July 10th

Monday August 7th

Monday September 11th

Tuesday October 10th (Budget Hearing and Presentation)

Monday November 13th

Monday December 11th

Tuesday December 12th (Commissioner Elections)