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LOSAP is a Hit Across New Jersey

LOSAP resolutions passed overwhelmingly in dozens of towns across New Jersey. Following are the voting results from towns with LOSAP Public questions in Essex, Middlesex, Morris, Somerset & Union Counties. An additional 27 towns from Bergen and Passaic Counties also passed similar plans. Complete text of that story is available at The Bergen Record web site.

CEDAR GROVE (separate EMS & Fire):
FIRE: Should the township establish a length of service awards program for volunteer firefighters at an initial cost of $50,312.50 and a cost of $28,750 in the subsequent year?
Yes: 2,042 No: 984
EMS: Should the township establish a length of service awards program for the Cedar Grove Ambulance and Rescue Squad at an initial cost of $35,937?
Yes: 2,042 No: 980
Edison (EMS & Fire): Should the township establish a Length of Service Awards Program for volunteer firefighters and first aid squad members who serve Edison?
Yes: 16,859 No: 6,586
Garwood (EMS & Fire): Shall the borough be authorized to establish a Length of Service Awards Program for the volunteer fire department and first aid squad?
Yes: 1,083 No: 242
Jefferson Twp: (EMS & Fire): Should the township establish a Length of Service Awards Program for volunteer firefighters and rescue squad members who serve the township?
Yes: 5,880 No: 893
Kenilworth (EMS & Fire): Shall the borough be authorized to establish a Length of Service Awards Program for the volunteer fire department and rescue squad?
Yes: 1,607 No: 394
Lincoln Park: (EMS & Fire): Should the borough establish a Length of Service Awards Program for volunteer first aid and firefighter organization members who serve the borough?
Yes: 2,521 No: 922
New Providence (EMS & Fire): Shall the borough be authorized to establish a Length of Service Awards Program for the volunteer fire department and rescue squad?
Yes: 3,102 No: 662
North Plainfield (EMS & Fire): Should the borough establish a length of service program for volunteer firefighters and rescue squad members?
Yes: 3,296 No: 1,234
Parsipanny (EMS & Rescue): Should the township establish a Length of Service Awards Program for the volunteer ambulance squad, first aid squad, and rescue and recovery unit who serve the township?
Yes: 10,636 No: 3,991
Peapack-Gladstone (EMS & Fire): Should the borough establish a length of service program for volunteer firefighters and rescue squad members?
Yes: 767 No: 163
Plainsboro (EMS only): Should the township establish a Length of Service Awards Program for volunteer rescue squad members that serve Plainsboro?
Yes: 4,076 No:849
Randolph (EMS & Fire): Should the township establish a Length of Service Awards Program for the volunteer firefighters and first aid organization members who serve the township?
Yes: 7,635 No: 1,348
Roselle Park (EMS and Fire): Shall the borough be authorized to establish a Length of Service Awards Program for the volunteer fire department and rescue squad?
Yes: 1,842 No: 984
South Plainfield (EMS & Fire): Should the borough establish a Length of Service Awards Program for volunteer firefighters and rescue squad members that serve South Plainfield?
Yes: 4,881 No: 1,527
Washington Twp (EMS & Fire): Should the township establish a Length of Service Award Program for volunteer firefighters and first aid squad members who serve the township?
Yes: 5,312 No: 1,588
Westfield (EMS): Shall the borough be authorized to establish a Length of Service Awards Program for the volunteer first aid squad?
Yes: 7,449 No: 1,886
Fire Department only:
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Chatham Township (Fire only): Should the township be authorized to establish a Length of Service Awards Program for the volunteer fire departments who serve the township?
Yes: 3,439 No: 826
West Caldwell (Fire only): Should the township establish a Length of Service Awards Program for the West Caldwell Volunteer Fire Department for an estimated annual cost of $66,000 per year?
Yes: 3,061 No: 488

NOTE: Neither Chatham Township nor West Caldwell have First Aid Squads of their own. Chatham Township is covered by the Chatham Emergency Squad which serves both Chatham Boro and Township. West Caldwell is covered by the West Essex First Aid Squad which serves Caldwell, Essex Fells, Fairfield, North Caldwell, and West Caldwell. Both are volunteer organizations.


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