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  • Board Work Session Scheduled
    The Board of Fire Commissioners have scheduled a board work session on Thursday, October 4, 2018, 3:00 p.m. at station 21 Geneva.

    The purpose of the board work session is to have presentation and discussion of the 1st draft of the 2019 Operations Budget.

    Regular scheduled Board of Fire Commissioner meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month at 3:00 p.m. at station 21 Geneva. The address of station 21 is 4518 Cable Street, Bellingham, WA 98229.
    Posted Sep 29, 2018, 1:58 PM by Dave Ralston
  • Fall Citizen CPR Courses Planned!
    South Whatcom Fire Authority will be holding additional citizen CPR class coming up this Fall.  Classes will be held  on September 20, October 1 and November 14.  The class will be held in the Geneva Fire Station, 4518 Cable Street and will be 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm.  Class is free to residents in SWFA, and the class is $20.00 for non residents on a space available basis.  Training includes CPR, use of AED, and relief of choking.  An American Heart Association card will be issued upon request at the end of the class.  To register, click on the register here link below.  For questions, contact Erica at elittlewood@whatcomes.org.

    Use link to register for courses.

    Posted Sep 17, 2018, 7:55 AM by Rod Topel
  • Special Board Meeting Called
    The Board of Fire Commissioners have called for a special meeting to be held on Monday, August 20, 2018, 3:00 p.m. at station 21 Geneva.

    The purpose of this Special Meeting is to meet with Assistant Chief Topel to answer questions related to the fire chief position.

    The Board of Fire Commissioners will begin the special meeting with an executive session for 30 minutes. The executive session is called under RCW 42.30.110(g). To evaluates the qualifications of an applicant for public employment or to review the performance of a public employee. However, subject to RCW 42.30.140(4), discussion by a governing body of salaries, wages, and other conditions of employment to be generally applied within the agency shall occur in a meeting open to the public, and when a governing body elects to take final action hiring, setting the salary of an individual employee or class of employees, or discharging or disciplining an employee, that action shall be taken in a meeting open to the public.

    Regularly scheduled Board Meetings are the second Thursday of every month at the Geneva Fire Station, 4518 Cable Street, at 3:00 p.m. Any changes of date, time, or location are posted at Station 21, Station 22 and on the department’s web site www.swrfa.org. 

    Posted Aug 10, 2018, 2:51 PM by Dave Ralston
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