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Contact My Elected RepresentativesLatest NewsDear Members of IAFF Local 244, As we embark upon the journey of preparing for our future negotiations, we invite each one of you to actively contribute to the shaping of our collective path. The upcoming negotiations in 2024 for our next Collective Bargaining Agreement with Bernalillo County mark a critical juncture, and your insights are invaluable.
Download: 2024 BCFR INPUT FORM.pdf
County Chapter MOU for ‘Sick Leave’ to be presented for membership approval at Special Meeting on Thursday, November 16, 2023 at 1:00pm at the Union Hall.
During this meeting, the IAFF Local 244 Executive Board will present the County Chapter Sick Leave MOU for approval by the membership pursuant to Article II, Section 4 & Article V, Section 6 of the Constitution & Bylaws.
The meeting will begin promptly at 1:00p.m. at the Union Hall.
As a reminder and in accordance with Article V, SECTION 6. Special Meetings: Voting held to determine candidate endorsements or special issues is limited to appearing in person, at the meeting, and casting your vote. Therefore, NO zoom link will be available for this County Chapter Special Meeting.
The Sick Leave MOU can be viewed in the member’s area under the 'Contracts' tab in the folder titled MOU’s/Contracts for Approval.IAFF Local 244 Christmas Party 2023 We will celebrate Christmas and honor our members for Fire Fighter of the Year (City & County), Outstanding Leadership & Rookie of the Year (members w/ 1-3 years of service) on Friday, December 15, 2023, at Sandia Resort & Casino with cocktail hour at 6:00pm and dinner at 7:00pm.
Download: xmas party flyer 1 final webpost 2023 updated.pdf
2023 OFFICER ELECTIONS
MAIN/IN PERSON VOTING:
DECEMBER 4, 2023
Union Hall, AFR Stations 9 &17, BCFD Stations 33 & 40
Additional Voting Options Available:
*Early Voting: November 29th, 30th, 2023
From 9:00am-3:00pm at the Union Hall In accordance with the IAFF Local 244 Constitution & By-Laws Article XI, Section 4
*Absentee Voting: In accordance with the IAFF Local 244 Constitution & By-Laws Article XI, Section 3. Members who meet the requirements for ‘Absentee’ voting may complete an Absentee Ballot by contacting the Election Committee Chair or designee and scheduling an appointment between the hours of 9:00am-3:00pm.
This option will be available on November 20th-22nd, 2023 and November 27th & 28th, 2023.
This option is reserved for members on leave, departmental trip, training status or on paid status at the time of the main vote on 12/4/23.
OPEN EXECUTIVE BOARD POSITIONS:
- GENERAL PRESIDENT
Local 244 Kid’s Halloween Party!! Costumes Welcome! The 2023 Annual Kid’s Party will be held on Sunday, October 22, 2023, at Main Event from 10:00am(check-in)-2:00pm. Please text/call Kelly with Local 244 @ 505-288-2313 before October 10, 2023 for your family's reservation, an RSVP is required.
- GENERAL SECRETARY
- COUNTY CHIEF STEWARD
- COUNTY 1ST STEWARD
- COUNTY 3RD STEWARD
- COUNTY 4TH STEWARD (1 YR TERM)
- COUNTY 1ST TRUSTEE
- CITY VICE PRESIDENT
- CITY CHIEF STEARD (1 YR TERM)
- CITY 1ST STEWARD
- CITY 2ND STEWARD (1 YR TERM)
- CITY 3RD STEWARD
- CITY 4TH STEWARD (1 YR TERM)
- CITY 5TH STEWARD
- CITY 1ST TRUSTEE
- CITY 2ND TRUSTEE (1 YR TERM)
Download: 2023 xmas party rooms QR code.pdf
IAFF Local 244 City Chapter Informational Meeting
We will be holding an Informational Meeting to discuss AFR Promotional Requirements to include education requirements.
This meeting will be held in-person and will also be available via Zoom on Tuesday, August 29, 2023, at 1:00pm at the Union Hall.
If you cannot attend in-person and would like to attend on Zoom, please register in advance at the following link:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Attention All Members:
The IAFF Local 244 General Election will be held in December 2023 (Exact Date-TBD)
Nominations for the 2023 General Election will officially open at the General Membership Meeting on September 14, 2023, and will close at the General Membership Meeting on November 9, 2023.
In accordance with the Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters IAFF Local 244 Bylaws: Article X, Officer Elections, Section 4. Elected Officer Terms all ‘Odd Year’ positions will be up for election in 2023. There will also be five (5) ‘Even Year’ positions up for election, which will be for a one (1) year term due to vacancies. See detailed listing below.
COUNTY CHIEF STEWARD
COUNTY 1ST STEWARD
COUNTY 3rd STEWARD
*COUNTY 4TH STEWARD (1 YR TERM)
COUNTY 1ST TRUSTEE
CITY VICE PRESIDENT
*CITY CHIEF STEWARD (1 YR TERM)
CITY 1ST STEWARD
*CITY 2ND STEWARD (1 YR TERM)
CITY 3RD STEWARD
*CITY 4TH STEWARD (1 YR TERM)
CITY 5TH STEWARD
CITY 1ST TRUSTEE
*CITY 2ND TRUSTEE (1 YR TERM)
Please refer to the Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters IAFF Local 244 Bylaws: Article X, Officer Elections, Sections 1-13 & Article XI, Voting, Sections 1-6 for additional information including Eligibility Requirements.Additional details related to absentee voting, early voting and poll sites will be provided in early November 2023 in accordance with the Constitution & Bylaws.