UPCOMING BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETINGS Minimize

Next Regular Board Meeting: Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 7:00 PM


What's New - May 2106 Minimize

Employment Opportunity - Firefighters & Paramedics

The District is currently accepting applications for Entry-Level Firefighter-EMT's and Firefighter/Paramedics.  The deadline for applications is June 3, 2016, no later than 4:00 PM (postmarks not accepted).  For further details and applications for these positions, please visit our Career Development Page.

Weed Abatement Program Updates

As of late April, all property owners with vacant lots have received weed abatement notices to mitigate the hazards of dry brush/weeds on their properties. If you are one of these recipients, it is imperative that you respond to this mailer, stating your preference to either abate the weeds privately or have the Districts' contractor perform the cutting service. If weeds are not cleared by the deadline stated on the forms, our contractor will perform the abatement, and the property owner will be billed accordingly.

 

Fire Season Begins!

 

With the arrival of a particularly hazardous fire season this year, it’s the perfect time to protect your home by creating a “Defensible Space” around your property. Defensible space is an area adjacent to your home where the vegetation has been modified to reduce the wildfire threat and to provide an area where firefighters can effectively defend your property. For more information on creating your defensible space, please see the publication "Living With Fire" at the link provided, or click the photo to the right of this article.

 

Office Closed Memorial Day

 

The Admin Office at 6934 Soquel Dr. will be closed on Monday, May 30, 2016 for Memorial Day. We wish you and your family a safe and happy holiday weekend, and thank all those who have served our military for their dedication and service.  


Customer Satisfaction Survey Minimize

IN AN EFFORT TO PROVIDE THE BEST CUSTOMER SERVICE POSSIBLE,The Aptos/La Selva Fire District would like to hear from community members who have recently received fire or paramedic services. 

IF YOU RECEIVED A POSTCARD FROM US, please click on the link below to continue. Your comments are important and valuable to us, and will be used to evaluate and improve the quality of service provided by our organization. Thank you for your participation!

CONTINUE TO CUSTOMER SATISFACTION SURVEY


Car Seat Safety Bill AB 53 Minimize
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Request for Proposals Minimize

The District is currently accepting bids for the purchase of 7 Electro-Hydraulic Extrication Tools and accessories.  Click the graphic below for a detailed RFP and submission guidelines. Deadline for submittals is May 9, 2016, at 2:00 PM (postmarks not accepted).


Living With Fire - PDF Minimize

Click the picture below to download "Living With Fire In Santa Cruz County", a comprehensive guide to protecting your home and property from the threat of a major wildland fire.  For more useful information on wildfire prevention and safety, you can visit www.preventwildfireca.org.  


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Click the graphic above for information on current A/LSFD Board of Directors Agendas, Minutes, and other helpful information.


Storm Safety/Sandbag Info Minimize


Safety Recalls Minimize

Click the image below for information on current product safety recalls.


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SCAM ALERT - Beware of False "Firefighter Charity" Calls Minimize

Residents of Aptos and the surrounding area are being targeted by a phone scam operation.  Callers claim to be firefighters with the Aptos/La Selva Fire District, who are collecting money for a Burn Foundation (or other) charity cause.  We urge the public to NOT give any credit card information, bank numbers or other personal info to these callers.  They are not associated with the District in any way, and local law enforcement has been alerted to the issue.  These callers seem to be using rotating cell phone numbers with a local (831) area code, which disconnects immediately after calling.


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