On August 7, 2017, Governor Chris Christie signed in to law P.L.2017, c.206 ("Act"), which permits fire districts in the State of New Jersey ("State") to move the date of their annual fire district election to the date of the November general election. Presently, N.J.S.A. 40A:14-72 requires that an election shall be held annually on the third Saturday in February in each established fire district in the State. Pursuant to the Act, the Board of Fire Commissioners of each fire district may now adopt a resolution moving the annual fire district election to the date of the general election in November.
The growing number of “Back To School” sales at this time of year makes many a student groan, “But summer just started!” Usually, those vocal complaints are a student’s only expressions of dismay -- but what happens when a student takes it upon themselves to “extend” their summer vacation and fails to attend school?