BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Regular Business Meeting
Date: Wednesday, February 22, 2023
*Time: 6:00 P.M.
Location: Canby Fire District, Station #361
221 South Pine St., Canby, OR 97013
Meetings are offered via ZOOM using the below information:
Meeting ID: 869 2396 5328
*Please Note: The Canby Fire District Board of Directors have approved a new monthly meeting time of 6:00P.M., starting with our February 2023 meeting.
The Board of Canby Fire District consists of five (5) members serving four (4) year staggered terms. Board Members must be property owners in the District. Four (4) Board Members represent geographical zones in the District where their property is located and one (1) Member represents the District as a whole.
Board Members are elected by a vote of the people in the particular geographical zone. Individuals interested in running for a Board position must meet certain qualifications. Once the qualifications are satisfied, the candidates are placed on a ballot and a general election determines the winner of that particular geographic zone for that Board position. Elections are conducted pursuant to Oregon law. The elected Board Member is sworn into the Board position, attends a work session to acquaint them with the facilities, equipment, personnel, and Board policies, and assumes the duties of the position. Unless filling a vacancy on the Board, terms of office start officially on July 1st.
Regular Board of Director meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 6:00PM, located at Canby Fire District’s Station 361, 221 South Pine Street, Canby, OR 97013. Irregular schedules shall be advertised.
The current Board of Directors and terms are as follows:
Shawn Carroll– Board President | Term Expires 6/30/23
Steve Thoroughman– Board Vice President | Term Expires 6/30/25
Buner (Boe) Ellis III– Board Secretary/Treasurer | Term Expires 6/30/23
Ron Swor– Board Director | Term Expires 6/30/23
Connie Austen– Board Director | Term Expires 6/30/25
If you have any questions regarding the Board of Directors for Canby Fire District, please contact the Fire District business office at 503.266.5851 and they can help put you in contact with your representative.
Our current budget committee consists of our five Board members as well as the following four Budget members. Together, this committee of nine personnel volunteer their time to attend meetings during our budget season (March – April). The budget committee is responsible for overviewing the proposed budget, making suggested changes, asking any clarifying questions, and ultimately approving the budget for the fiscal year, which begins July 1 of each year. These volunteer members represent the citizens of the District.
The current Budget Members and terms are as follows:
AJ Howard– Budget Presiding Officer | Term Expires 12/31/2024
John Zieg– Budget Vice Chair | Term Expires 12/31/2023
Paula Brotherton– Budget Member | Term Expires 12/31/2024
Tim Nichols– Budget Member | Term Expires 12/31/2025
One Vacant Position
If you have any questions regarding the Budget Committee or are interested in filling a position for Canby Fire District, please contact the Fire District business office at 503.266.5851 and they can help put you in contact with a representative.
CIVIL SERVICE COMMITTEE
Our current civil service commission is jointly shared between Canby Fire District and Molalla Fire District. Three personnel make up the commission, with at least one representative serving from each district. This commission is responsible for ensuring testing and hiring processes performed by the districts is done fairly, lawfully, and conforms to the current civil service rules and regulations.
The current Civil Service Commission, the district they represent, and their terms are as follows:
Ed Stafford – Civil Service Commission Chair | Molalla Fire District | Term Expires 3/3/2024
Cassandra Ulven – Civil Service Commissioner | Canby Fire District | Term Expires 3/3/2024
Tim Nichols – Civil Service Commissioner | Canby Fire District | Term Expires 8/24/2027
If you have any questions regarding the Civil Service Commission, please contact the appropriate Fire District and they can help you get in contact with your representative.
Regular Quarterly Meetings:
Occur every quarter on the third Thursday of the first month of the quarter, held at 5:30PM.