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Fire chief recruitment, selection topic of SFMD board executive session Feb. 17

Posted 2/16/21

The Superstition Fire and Medical District board may meet Wednesday in a closed-door executive session to discuss the recruitment and selection of a fire chief.

The board meets at 5:30 p.m. Feb. …

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Fire chief recruitment, selection topic of SFMD board executive session Feb. 17

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The Superstition Fire and Medical District board may meet Wednesday in a closed-door executive session to discuss the recruitment and selection of a fire chief.

The board meets at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 17 at the administration office, 565 N. Idaho Road in Apache Junction. The meeting is open to the public or by phone conference at 480-646-1864 pin 1234.

After the call to the public and consent agenda sections of the meeting, the board may vote to go into executive session “for personnel matters re: discussion of candidate qualifications and ... for legal advice; re: pending fire chief’s employment issues; the recruitment and selection of the fire chief position,” according to the agenda.

Following the confidential executive session, the board is slated to hold a public session with discussion and possible direction regarding the fire chief selection process.

The fire board also was slated to meet in executive sessions Feb. 11-12. (See: Fire chief recruitment and selection topic of SFMD board executive sessions.)

The fire district provides fire suppression, fire prevention, wildland protection, advanced life support, rescue, extrication and medical transportation services out of five fire stations: Fire Station 261, 1135 W Superstition Blvd. in Apache Junction; Fire Station 262, 3955 E. Superstition Blvd. in Apache Junction; Fire Station 263, 1645 S. Idaho Road in Apache Junction; Fire Station 264, 7557 E. U.S. Highway 60 in Gold Canyon; and Fire Station 265, 9294 E. Don Donnelly Trail in Gold Canyon.

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