Board of Directors Information
Board of Directors Summary
The Oak Creek Fire Protection District is a Colorado special district and is a member of the Special District Association of Colorado. The Oak Creek Fire Protection District) OCFPD is mainly regulated by Title 32, C.R.S. (“the Special District Act”).
The Board is the general governing body of the OCFPD, which oversees all aspects of the District and carries out the business of the District in public meetings. To qualify as a board member of OCFPD, a person must be an “eligible elector” which is defined as a registered voter of Colorado and either: 1. A resident of the OCFPD, or 2. The owner (or the spouse or civil union partner of the owner) of a taxable real or personal property situated in OCFPD. There are five seats on OCFPD’s Board of Directors.
Directors are limited to two consecutive terms of office, unless the voters of the District lengthen, shorten, or eliminate that limitation. The term-limited elected official cannot run again for election to the same body by moving to a new director district, redistricting, or a change in the at-large or specific District nature of the seat currently occupied. Term limits apply only to elected four-year terms (or three-year terms if elected in 2020 or 2022). Term limits do not apply to interim terms that arise due to vacancy or to elected two-year terms (or one-year term if elected in 2022) that are created due to a vacancy.
Current Board Members
The list of the current board of Directors for the Oak Creek Fire Protection District:
David Wolfsen- Board President
Nick Kuchulace – Vice President
Tim Vandergraff – Treasure
Mike Kellner – Member
Mick Roach- Member
Board meeting schedule
The board of directors meet the second Tuesday of every month. The time of the meeting is at 6:30 pm at the headquarters station located at 131 East Main Street, Oak Creek, Colorado. These meetings are open to the public. Any civilian member of the fire district may present comment or ask questions at a board meeting. Time is set aside at the end of each board meeting for this purpose. A member of the fire district is any person that is either a resident living in the district or property owner that owns property within the district.
The agenda for board meetings will be posted at the local post office and at the headquarters station at least 72 hours prior to a board meeting. Please note that meeting agendas may change at the last minute prior to a meeting.