Board of Fire Commissioners

2023 HFD Meeting Schedule

  • 7:30 pm, 1st Tuesday of every month
  • Louis Bay 2nd Library, 345 Lafayette Ave

You may email questions or comments to be addressed at the meeting to the Fire Department Clerk in advance of the meeting at:

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.


Board Overview

A Board of Fire Commissioners consisting of the Fire Chief and the Assistant Chiefs from the various companies is empowered to adopt by-laws for control, government and management of the Hawthorne Fire Department.  Members elect their own Chief and other officers and maintain the terms of expiration for office on their website, not on the Borough's website.  The Chief reports to the Mayor.