About the Colorado’
Hills Fire and RescueAccording to their website,
“The Foothills Fire Protection District was created January 1, 1997. Three independent Fire Protection Districts joined
together to form a new District. The Foothills Fire Protection District is governed by a board of five members. They operate
under Colorado Revised Statutes Title 32. The Board of Directors have adopted the Rules and Regulations of the Foothills Fire
Protection District and the International Fire Code 2000. The Board also has established and reviews and accepts changes to
the Operational guidelines, as well as its Long Range Plan, for Operational Foothills Fire and Rescue. Each member is elected
for a four year term and vacancies are filled by the Board until the next scheduled election that occurs every two years.
The Board selects a president, vice president, secretary and treasurer from the members. The Department elects officers from
its members annually according to the Rules and Regulations and the Operational Guidelines. The district has paid employees
for the management and implementation of its authority."