Fire Commissioner Vacancy

The photo is Board Chair Jim Farrell on the left, presenting a plaque for service to Commissioner Dan Bjurstrom (right) who tendered his resignation from the Board.
The photo is Board Chair Jim Farrell on the left, presenting a plaque for service to Commissioner Dan Bjurstrom (right) who tendered his resignation from the Board.

Commissioner Dan Bjurstrom, who has been a Commissioner for the District since 2008, submitted his resignation to the District at the regular Board of Fire Commissioners meeting February 14, 2017. The resignation became effective immediately. Commissioner Bjurstrom thanked the members of the department and stated that he enjoyed his time with the District. Commissioner Bjurstrom was presented a plaque from the District thanking him for his service to the Citizens. In addition to his time as a Commissioner, Dan was a volunteer firefighter with Mountain View for an additional eight years, prior to being appointed and then elected to the Board.

The Board of Fire Commissioners, Fire Chief and members of the Department wish to thank Mr. Bjurstrom for his service to the District and those the District protects, he has been an instrumental leader and highly respected by all members of the Department.

Mountain View Fire and Rescue is accepting resumes for the appointed position of Fire Commissioner, Position #3. Applicants must be a registered voter and live within district boundaries. This appointed position will terminate upon the certification of the November 2017 Fire Commissioner Election. Application period closes at 3:00 PM, April 24, 2017. Deliver to Mountain View Fire, 32316 148th Ave SE, Auburn, WA 98092 or email to info@kcfd44.org. Questions: Contact Chief Greg Smith, 253-735-0284. Applications should contain a one page resume, one page indicating the applicant’s reason for wanting to serve, and proof of residence in the District and current voter registration in King County.

The next Board of Fire Commissioners meeting occurs March 14, 2017. For more information about the Board and District visit www.mvfire.org.