Commissioners attend regular board meetings two nights a month and serve on internal and external committees. They represent Fire District 1 at community events, fire service activities and other functions. Fire District 1 Commissioners also participate in state and county associations to address issues that affect fire and emergency services.
Commissioners are compensated $104 per meeting, but cannot be compensated for more than one meeting a day. This amount is set by state law. State law also limits commissioner compensation to no more than $9,984 per year.
Who can apply?
Any registered voter who lives within the boundaries of Fire District 1 in unincorporated south Snohomish County can apply. You can verify your Fire District 1 residency by checking voter registration information at the Secretary of State website. Login, click the "my districts and elected officials" tab on the left side of the page and check to make sure Fire District 1 is on your list of LOCAL governments.
How to apply
Submit a completed application and letter of interest by mail, email or fax to:
Marsha Moore, Executive Assistant to the Board of Commissioners
Snohomish County Fire District 1
12425 Meridian Ave. S
Everett WA 98208
Fax: (425) 551-1234
Deadline is January 18, 2013 at 5 p.m.
The Board of Commissioners plans to interview candidates on Feb. 5, 2013 prior to making an appointment to fill the vacancy.