South County Fire seeking candidates for District 4 vacancy

EVERETT, Wash., January 9, 2022 – South County Fire is seeking candidates interested in serving as a fire commissioner for Election District 4, which includes the Mariner and Lake Stickney neighborhoods.

Completed applications and questionnaires are due at Headquarters no later than 5 p.m. on Jan. 26.

District map courtesy of South County Fire.

The Board of Commissioners oversees the regional fire authority’s long-term vision and guides the staff in achieving the goals of the regional fire authority (RFA). Board members also represent the RFA on intergovernmental boards and committees. Commissioners attend board meetings in the evening on the first three Tuesdays of each month.

The vacant commissioner seat will be filled by board appointment. Candidates must be registered to vote and live within Commissioner Election District 4. The candidate appointed to the position will serve until certification of the 2023 general election results.

An application to fill the vacancy and a map of Commissioner District 4 are available on the South County Fire website, www.southsnofire.org/BoardVacancy or by request from Board of Commissioner Executive Assistant Melissa Blankenship, mblankenship@southsnofire.org, 425-551-1251.

South County Fire provides fire and emergency medical services to more than 250,000 residents of Brier, Edmonds, Lynnwood, Mountlake Terrace and unincorporated south Snohomish County.

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