July CPR Courses Is Full - Keep Watch for more classes this Summer!

South Whatcom Fire Authority will be holding citizen CPR class coming up this Summer.  Classes will be held  on June 12 (June Class Full) and July 24.  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.

REGISTER HERE

Public CPR Courses Continuing through Winter Months

posted Nov 18, 2019, 8:29 AM by Rod Topel   [ updated Dec 2, 2019, 12:07 PM ]

Four new CPR Course offerings:

South Whatcom Fire Authority will be holding citizen CPR classes this fall and winter.  The classes will be held on Wednesday, December 04; Wednesday, January 15; Wednesday February 12 and Monday, March 16.   Each 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.  Certification card will be issued upon request upon completion of the class.  To register, click on the register here link below.  For questions, contact Erica at elittlewood@whatcomes.org.

SWFA Board of Commissioners Work Session - 2020 Budget

posted Nov 3, 2019, 3:42 PM by Rod Topel

 SOUTH WHATCOM FIRE AUTHORITY

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

 BOARD WORK SESSION

 NOTICE

 There will be a Board Work Session of the South Whatcom Fire Authority Board of Fire Commissioners

 Thursday, November 14, 2019

2:00 – 2:50 p.m.

 Geneva Fire Station

4518 Cable Street

The purpose of the work session is to discuss the 2020 Budget.

 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 the fire station.

Notice of Public Hearing on the 2020 Operations and Expense Budget and Capital Budget

posted Nov 3, 2019, 3:39 PM by Rod Topel   [ updated Nov 3, 2019, 3:39 PM ]

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

 PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE

 There will be a Public Hearing of the South Whatcom Fire Authority Board of Commissioners

 Thursday, November 14, 2019

 2:50 p.m.

Geneva Station

4518 Cable Street

 The purpose of the Public Hearing will be to solicit public comment on the 2020 Operations and Capital Budget and proposed tax increase. The Regular Board Meeting will follow the Public Hearing.

 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 the fire station.

2020 Budget Work Session

posted Oct 7, 2019, 7:37 PM by Rod Topel

There will be a work session of the South Whatcom Fire Authority Board of Fire Commissioners Friday, October 11, 2019.  The work session will be held at Geneva Fire Station, 4518 Cable Street, from 2pm-4pm.  The purpose of the work session is to discuss the 2020 fire authority budget.
Select this link to view the notice.

Fall CPR Courses

posted Oct 2, 2019, 8:27 AM by Rod Topel   [ updated Oct 3, 2019, 8:15 AM ]

The first of our Fall Citizen CPR course will be Wednesday, October 9

South Whatcom Fire Authority will be holding citizen CPR classes this fall and winter.  The first class will be held on Wednesday, October 9.  We will also be holding a class on Thursday, November 7. Each 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.  Certification 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.

Work Session

posted Jul 22, 2019, 11:12 AM by Rod Topel   [ updated Jul 22, 2019, 11:15 AM ]

The Board of Fire Commissioners have scheduled a board work session on Thursday, August 08, 2019, 2:00 p.m. at station 21 Geneva.

The purpose of the board work session is to have discussion of the 2020 Budget process; plan and a strategy for the current collective bargaining negotiations; discuss long term planning.

Executive Session for the purpose of discussing ongoing collective bargaining will be from 2:00 p.m. to 2:20 p.m..

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.

Work Session Scheduled

posted Jul 5, 2019, 12:11 PM by Rod Topel   [ updated Jul 5, 2019, 12:14 PM ]

The Board of Fire Commissioners have scheduled a board work session on Thursday, July 11, 2019, 1:00 p.m. at station 21 Geneva.

The purpose of the board work session is to have discussion of the 2020 Budget process; plan and a strategy for the current collective bargaining negotiations; discuss long term planning.

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.

Special Board Meeting Called

posted Apr 15, 2019, 12:13 PM by Dave Ralston   [ updated May 26, 2019, 12:29 PM ]

The Board of Fire Commissioners have called for a Special Board Meeting on Saturday, June 1, 2019, 2:15 pm at Campbell's Resort, 104 W. Woodin Avenue Chelan, Washington. The board of commissioners are attending a one day seminar sponsored by the Washington State Fire Commissioners Association and during the afternoon break will call the special meeting. 

The purpose of the Special Meeting is to approve an expense voucher to Washington State Health Care Authority by its deadline date of June 15, 2019. 

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.

Volunteer Application Period Now OPEN

posted Mar 27, 2019, 8:45 AM by Rod Topel   [ updated Apr 8, 2019, 8:03 AM ]

Now accepting applications for volunteer firefighter position.  Application period closes May 13.  Applicant orientation meeting Wednesday April 17, 7pm at Geneva Station.  Written Testing May 15, 7pm at Geneva Station.  

New Citizen CPR Classes June, and July

posted Mar 27, 2019, 8:39 AM by Rod Topel   [ updated May 6, 2019, 6:53 PM by Dave Ralston ]

South Whatcom Fire Authority will be holding citizen CPR class coming up this Spring and Summer.  Classes will be held  on June 12, and July 24.  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.

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