2023 Board Election
On May 2, 2023, North Metro Fire Rescue District is hosting an election to fill three at-large board of director positions, with each position serving a four-year term.
Seeking Board Director Candidates
Currently, North Metro Fire is seeking nominations from residents interested in serving on the District’s board of directors. Anyone interested in serving on North Metro Fire’s board of directors may obtain a self-nomination and acceptance form from the District’s Headquarters or download a form here. The nomination form must be completed and returned to North Metro Fire, 101 Spader Way, Broomfield, Colorado, 80020, no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, February 24, 2023.
Eligibility to Serve on the Board
All candidates must meet the following requirements in order to run:
- Must be an eligible elector of North Metro Fire Rescue District and registered to vote in Colorado; and
- Must be a resident of North Metro Fire Rescue District; or
- The owner (or spouse/civil union partner of the owner) of taxable real or personal property situated within boundaries of the District (must provide spouse’s name if property is in spouse’s name); or
- A person who is obligated to pay taxes under a contract to purchase taxable property within the District.
Residents and property owners wishing to vote in the board election may do so in person at one of the polling locations on May 2 or by absentee ballot prior to the day of the election.
Vote In Person
Those wishing to vote in person may do so at one of the following polling locations on May 2 between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m.:
- North Metro Fire Headquarters
101 Spader Way, Broomfield, CO
- North Metro Fire Station 62
10550 Huron St., Northglenn, CO
- North Metro Fire Station 64
13515 Lowell Blvd., Broomfield, CO
Vote by Absentee Ballot
Those who are unable to vote in person and who wish to vote by absentee ballot must apply for a ballot no later than April 25. Applications may be returned by mail or in person to 101 Spader Way, faxed to 303-451-0289 or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. North Metro Fire will mail absentee ballots to eligible electors who have applied and are designated as a UOCAVA (Uniform and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act) voter on March 17. Absentee ballots for local eligible voters will be mailed on April 3 and thereafter when applications are received.
Absentee ballots should be mailed to North Metro Fire Headquarters, 101 Spader Way, Broomfield, CO 80020, and must be received no later than 7 p.m. on May 2 in order to be counted.
The Role of the Board
North Metro Fire’s board of directors consists of five members who help establish policies and set the annual budget for the District. North Metro Fire Chief David Ramos is the chief executive officer of the District and reports to the board. North Metro Fire’s board members work collaboratively with staff to set the strategic direction and vision for the fire district. Additionally, they are responsible for approving the District’s budget, large contracts, guidelines and bylaws for the District, and fire codes and fees for services provided by North Metro Fire.
The board typically meets the third Tuesday of every month from 4 to 7 p.m. Directors are required to attend monthly board meetings and occasional study sessions as needed. Board meetings are held at the District’s Headquarters, 101 Spader Way, Broomfield, or online, as the Board deems appropriate. Directors are also encouraged to attend community events hosted by the District. Directors are compensated by the District with a stipend for the meetings they attend.
For more information about the board or the election, please contact North Metro Fire’s Designated Election Official Heather Brown at (303) 452-9910 or email@example.com.