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Run for North Metro Fire Rescue District Board

Source: North Metro Fire Rescue District

North Metro Fire Rescue District seeks nominations from residents interested in serving on the District’s board of directors. There will be two at-large director positions up for election on May 3, 2022, with each position serving a three-year term.

Anyone interested in serving on North Metro Fire’s board of directors may obtain a self-nomination and acceptance form from the District’s Headquarters or through its website (www.nmfr.org/boardelection). The nomination form must be completed and returned to North Metro Fire, 101 Spader Way, Broomfield, Colorado, 80020, no later than close of business on Friday, February 25, 2022. 

All candidates must meet the following requirements in order to run:

  • Must be an eligible elector of North Metro Fire Rescue District and registered to vote in Colorado; and
  • Must be a resident of North Metro Fire Rescue District; or
  • The owner (or spouse/civil union partner of the owner) of taxable real or personal property situated within boundaries of the District (must provide spouse’s name if property is in spouse’s name); or
  • A person who is obligated to pay taxes under a contract to purchase taxable property within the District.

North Metro Fire’s board of directors consists of five members who help establish policies and set the annual budget for the District. North Metro Fire Chief David Ramos is the chief executive officer of the District and reports to the board. Chief Ramos and his staff manage all of the day-to-day operations of the District in accordance with the policies and budget established by the board.

The board typically meets the third Tuesday of every month from 4 to 7 p.m. Directors are required to attend monthly board meetings and occasional study sessions as needed. Board meetings are held at the District’s Headquarters, 101 Spader Way, Broomfield, or online, as the Board deems appropriate. Directors are also encouraged to attend community events hosted by the District. Directors are compensated by the District with a stipend for the meetings they attend. For more information about the board or the election, please contact North Metro Fire’s Designated Election Official Heather Brown at (303) 452-9910 or elections@northmetrofire.org or visit www.nmfr.org/boardelection.