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    November 21, 2021 Dear Members, Nominations for our General Election officially closed on November 11, 2021 and letters of acceptance for nominations were accepted through November 18, 2021. Every open position had just one member who was nominated and/or accepted therefore all positions are unopposed and DECLARED ELECTED.


    We will celebrate Christmas and honor our members for Firefighter of the Year (City & County) and Outstanding Leadership on Friday December 10, 2021, at Sandia Resort & Casino with cocktail hour at 6:00pm and dinner at 7:00pm.  Tickets are currently on sale and will be available for purchase through December 8th, 2021; they are $25.


    The IAFF Local 244 Executive Board is accepting letters of interest for County Chapter Vice-President for the next 14 calendar days. The Executive Board will appoint a member to serve in this position on December 2, 2021 until the next General Election (in 2022) in accordance with the IAFF Local 244 Constitution & Bylaws, Article VI, Section 5.


    A Special Meeting is scheduled at the Union Hall on Oct 6, 2021 at 10:00am, in accordance with Article V, Section 6 of the IAFF Local 244 Constitution & By-Laws. The purpose of this meeting is to approve the Political Action Committee recommendation for a Mayoral Endorsement. The meeting will start promptly at 10:00am.


    Attention Local 244 Members, The Kids Halloween Party has reached the maximum capacity as of 10/12/21 and we can not accept any additional reservations. We urge any any member that RSVP'd for this event but who can no longer attend to please reach out to Kelly at 505-288-2313 so that any members who may be placed on a waiting list can attend. Please review the attached flyer for important information for this year's Halloween Party, including date/time/location and information on how to RSVP.


    The City Chapter Paramedic School Incentive Pay MOU was approved, pursuant to Article II, Section 2 Contract Vote/Ratification & Section 4 Memorandums of Understanding of the Constitution & Bylaws at the Special Meeting which was held on September 27, 2021. The signed Paramedic School Incentive Pay MOU is available to view in the member’s area under the 'Contracts' tab.


    Attention City Chapter Members: A City Chapter Special Meeting is scheduled for Monday, September 27, 2021, at 10:00a.m. at the Union Hall in accordance with Article II, Section 4 & Article V, Section 6 of the IAFF Local 244 Constitution & By-Laws. The purpose of this meeting will be for final membership approval of the IAFF 244/AFR Paramedic School Incentive MOU.


    The Central New Mexico Labor Council will be hosting their annual Labor Day Picnic! We invite all our IAFF Local 244 members to join us in celebrating this very important day for all of LABOR!! Wear a union or department shirt to get your free food!! This is a family friendly event-all are welcome.


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    November 21, 2021 Dear Members, Nominations for our General Election officially closed on November 11, 2021 and letters of acceptance for nominations were accepted through November 18, 2021. Every open position had just one member who was nominated and/or accepted therefore all positions are unopposed and DECLARED ELECTED.

    We will celebrate Christmas and honor our members for Firefighter of the Year (City & County) and Outstanding Leadership on Friday December 10, 2021, at Sandia Resort & Casino with cocktail hour at 6:00pm and dinner at 7:00pm. 

    Tickets are currently on sale and will be available for purchase through December 8th, 2021; they are $25.00 per person and can be purchased at the union hall Monday through Thursday from 10:00am to 3:00pm or from various Executive Board members including Martin Salazar, Cris Cruz, Aaron Flores, John Roumpf and Adam Fuentes. For more information call Kelly at the Union Hall office at 505-377-8150.

    *If you would like to nominate a fellow union member for Fire Fighter of the Year or Outstanding Leadership Award please submit a letter of nomination to General President Cheney at: jcheneyiaff@gmail.com on or before December 1st, 2021-to be included for consideration by the Executive Board. 

    Unfortunately our room block plus additional rooms which were added to the block have all sold out.

    Room reservations at Sandia Resort & Casino can be made by clicking the following link IAFF 2021 Holiday Party  which is set to the discounted rate of $194+tax or by calling Local: (505)798-3930 and referencing Booking ID# 8556; must be booked on or before November 17, 2021.

    The IAFF Local 244 Executive Board is accepting letters of interest for County Chapter Vice-President for the next 14 calendar days. The Executive Board will appoint a member to serve in this position on December 2, 2021 until the next General Election (in 2022) in accordance with the IAFF Local 244 Constitution & Bylaws, Article VI, Section 5. All letters of interest can be turned in to the Union Hall or emailed to kesiaff244@gmail.com on or before November 26, 2021. This vacancy resulted from Brother Angel Alvarado’s resignation & upcoming retirement. The Executive Board would like to extend its appreciation to Brother Alvarado, for his many years of dedicated service to the members of Local 244.

    We will celebrate Christmas and honor our members for Firefighter of the Year (City & County) and Outstanding Leadership on Friday December 10, 2021, at Sandia Resort & Casino with cocktail hour at 6:00pm and dinner at 7:00pm. 

    Tickets are currently on sale and will be available for purchase through December 8th, 2021 they are $25.00 per person and can be purchased at the union hall Monday through Thursday from 10:00am to 3:00pm or from various Executive Board members including Martin Salazar, Cris Cruz, Aaron Flores, John Roumpf and Adam Fuentes. For more information call the Union Hall office at 505-377-8150.

    *If you would like to nominate a fellow union member for Fire Fighter of the Year or Outstanding Leadership Award please submit a letter of nomination to General President Cheney at: jcheneyiaff@gmail.com on or before December 1st, 2021-to be included for consideration by the Executive Board. 

    Unfortunately, our room block plus additional rooms which were added to the block have all sold out.

    Room reservations at Sandia Resort & Casino can be made by clicking the following link IAFF 2021 Holiday Party  which is set to the discounted rate of $194+tax or by calling Local: (505)798-3930 and referencing Booking ID# 8556; must be booked on or before November 17, 2021.


    Download: 244 Xmas Invite.pdf
    A Special Meeting is scheduled at the Union Hall on Oct 6, 2021 at 10:00am, in accordance with Article V, Section 6 of the IAFF Local 244 Constitution & By-Laws. The purpose of this meeting is to approve the Political Action Committee recommendation for a Mayoral Endorsement. The meeting will start promptly at 10:00am.

    Attention Local 244 Members,

    The Kids Halloween Party has reached the maximum capacity as of 10/12/21 and we can not accept any additional reservations. We urge any any member that RSVP'd for this event but who can no longer attend to please reach out to Kelly at 505-288-2313 so that any members who may be placed on a waiting list can attend. 


    Please review the attached flyer for important information for this year's Halloween Party, including date/time/location and information on how to RSVP.

    The City Chapter Paramedic School Incentive Pay MOU was approved, pursuant to Article II, Section 2 Contract Vote/Ratification & Section 4 Memorandums of Understanding of the Constitution & Bylaws at the Special Meeting which was held on September 27, 2021. The signed Paramedic School Incentive Pay MOU is available to view in the member’s area under the 'Contracts' tab.

    Attention City Chapter Members:

    A City Chapter Special Meeting is scheduled for Monday, September 27, 2021, at 10:00a.m. at the Union Hall in accordance with Article II, Section 4 & Article V, Section 6 of the IAFF Local 244 Constitution & By-Laws. The purpose of this meeting will be for final membership approval of the IAFF 244/AFR Paramedic School Incentive MOU. The special meeting will start promptly at 10:00a.m. Please review the MOU in the ‘Contract’ section of the website. If you have any questions, please contact a Local 244 Executive Board Member.

    The Central New Mexico Labor Council will be hosting their annual Labor Day Picnic! We invite all our IAFF Local 244 members to join us in celebrating this very important day for all of LABOR!! Wear a union or department shirt to get your free food!! This is a family friendly event-all are welcome.

     

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