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Notice of Vacancy Montecito Fire Protection District Board

By Joyce Reed
Jan 11, 2019 at 05:32 PM

The Montecito Fire Protection District has a vacancy on its Board of Directors.  Pursuant to Government Code section 1780, the Board intends to fill this vacancy by appointment of a qualified applicant to serve as a Director until the next general District election in November 2020.  The appointed Director then may seek election to the Board for a regular term of office.  Persons interested in applying to fill the vacancy should know the following: 

  • An applicant must reside within the boundaries of the Montecito Fire Protection District, and be a registered voter of the District.
  • The appointee must run in the general elections in November 2020 to retain the appointed seat, and preference will be given in the appointment process to applicants willing to run.
  • Regular Board of Directors meetings are held on the fourth Monday of every month beginning at 2:00 p.m. at Fire Station #1 located at 595 San Ysidro Road, Montecito, CA 93108. Directors are expected to be faithful in attendance.
  • Directors are encouraged to serve on at least one Board Committee, and may need to represent the District at other meetings.
  • Education and experience in finance, business, strategic planning, or related fields is desirable.
  • Interested persons should submit a cover letter with a detailed resume to the Montecito Fire Protection District at Station #1 no later than January 23, 2019 by 5:00 p.m.
  • Interviews for the position will be conducted by the Board of Directors at a public meeting on January 28, 2019 at 2:00 p.m., and the appointment will be made at the same meeting, with the appointed Director immediately commencing service on the Board.
  • Applicants’ submittals and requests for further information should be addressed to: 

Chip Hickman, Fire Chief

Montecito Fire Protection District

595 San Ysidro Road

Montecito, CA 93108

(805) 969-7762


Documents can also be emailed to:

[email protected]

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