Thank you Citizens of Black Forest for your support on 6C

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Next Regular Board Meeting

January 16th, 2019 @ 6:30 pm Station 1


Press Release Regarding SAFER Grant

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Press Release on Ballot Initiative
6C

Black Forest taxpayers have entrusted the Fire District Board of Directors with a significant responsibility: to maintain an effective fire and EMS response model for the community in a fiscally responsible manner. We extend our sincerest gratitude to the citizens of Black Forest Fire Rescue
Protection District for the passage of Ballot Initiative 6C.

The Fire District Board of Directors and Department Officers have developed a strategic plan; and, thanks to your support, we can and will implement it beginning in 2020 when, based on the 6C ballot initiative language, additional funding becomes available to the district.

Starting in 2020 the district will:

  • Fund a long-term apparatus replacement schedule to allow for a timely replacement of fire
    trucks and ambulances
  • Fully staff station #2 with an emergency response duty crew
  • Attract and retain experienced, additional, first responders
  • Continue to maintain timely emergency services and response.

Your safety and welfare have been and always will be our number one priority. We sincerely thank you for your support in helping us accomplish our mission.

Social Media

4 days ago
Last night was a good night to stay home.
This morning is a good morning to drink coffee on your couch and let the plow drivers catch up. https://t.co/2xYZerS1TM
BlackForestFD photo
NWS Pueblo @NWSPueblo
Snow diminishes across the region this morning, with mostly cloudy but cold weather expected by afternoon over the eastern plains. #cowx https://t.co/se1jLNNfqP
5 days ago
Folks,
We hear town doesn’t have much snow. That’s NOT the case in our Forest. Lt. Davis & his A Shift Crew are on their second traffic accident call in 30 minutes.
SLOW DOWN.
It’s a good night to stay home & warm.
Cordially,
Your Public Information Officer
2 weeks ago
Happy New Year’s Eve @FalconFireDept https://t.co/NPy6VetavJ
BlackForestFD photo
Falcon Fire Dept. @FalconFireDept
Whether going out or staying home, please be safe this New Year's Eve! Temperatures & wind chills will be brutally cold. Expect reduced visibility and slick roads. Reminder: fireworks that explode or fly through the air are illegal. More info here: https://t.co/V88tqnGlMN https://t.co/mnL7yzXomV

Events Calendar

Regular Board Meeting

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019
Station No. 1 at 6:30 p.m.

11445 Teachout Road

Black Forest taxpayers entrust the Fire Districts Board of Directors with a significant responsibility; to maintain an effective fire and EMS response model for the community while doing so in the most fiscally responsible manner.

Unlike other elected officials, our focus is singular: Fire/EMS. Being able to focus on one mission has allowed us to truly evaluate the needs of our community and to be extremely judicious with your tax dollars. We have developed a strategic plan and we will need your help to implement it.

With all of the growth in the district and the way our revenue streams are determined, we will be asking for a mill levy increase this fall. We are accountable to you, the community, and we ask you to join us at our town hall/board meeting to hear our plans and to question us on the reasoning for this request.

The community can only have the fire protection and EMS service it is willing to pay for. It is your department and it should reflect your values. Please join us.

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