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Levittown Fire District Election to Be Held Tuesday

Voting takes place from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Gardiners Ave. firehouse.

Timothy J. Courtney is currently the chairman of the Board of Fire Commissioners and is running for re-elected Tuesday, unopposed.
Timothy J. Courtney is currently the chairman of the Board of Fire Commissioners and is running for re-elected Tuesday, unopposed.
Levittown Fire Commissioner Timothy J. Courtney will be running unopposed for re-election Tuesday in the fire district elections.  

Voting takes place Tuesday from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Gardiners Ave. Firehouse, located at 120 Gardiners Ave.  

Courtney has served the Levittown community as a volunteer firefighter for the past 50 years, and was recently honored alongside Vincent “Jim” Zupo by the Town of Hempstead at the Firematic Awards.

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Courtney served as a commissioner in the department since 1988 and is currently the chairman of the Board of Fire Commissioners. Previously, Courtney served the department of chief’s office from 1980 to 1987, where he was chief of the department during the last two of those years, according to the fire department fall newsletter. 

Courtney is also past president of the Nassau County Association of Fire Districts and was appointed by the governor to sit on the New York State Arson Board, where he served for 10 years to help strengthen laws to punish arsonists. 

Courtney follows in the footsteps of his father Joseph, who was a charter member of the Levittown Fire Department and also served the district as a commissioner.

Follow the Politics & Elections group for results from the election.

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