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Posted on: November 20, 2020

11/4/2020 Public Hearing/LAFCO Meeting Video

Due to several requests, the 11/4/2020 LAFCO meeting (including the Public Hearing re: District Consolidation) is now viewable on YouTube, at the following linkhttps://youtu.be/GeacyIV4OKY  

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

Local Toys for Tots Drive Going Online

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Our District has long been a supporter of the local Toys for Tots holiday toy drive. However, due to COVID-19 safety concerns, there will be no public toy collection sites in Santa Cruz County this year. Unfortunately, this year the need is greater still ...

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Posted on: November 12, 2020

Stop In For Santa - Second Harvest Fundraiser

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Central and Aptos/La Selva Fire Protection Districts are holding a “Stop In for Santa” event for Second Harvest Food Bank on Thursday, December 3, 2020, from 4-6 PM (flyer attached). 

At this event, residents can drive through ...

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Posted on: November 10, 2020

Second Harvest Food Bank Fundraiser

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Central and Aptos/La Selva Fire Protection Districts are working together this year to raise funds virtually for Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Cruz County.

Between the recent fires, COVID-19 and the current economic crisis, the need for food assistanc...

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Posted on: October 21, 2020

Public Hearing Re: District Consolidation 11/4/20

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On Wednesday, November 4, 2020, at 9:00 a.m., the Local Agency Formation Commission of Santa Cruz County will hold their regular meeting, which will include a Public Hearing to discuss the proposed consolidation between Aptos/La Selva and Central Fire Pro...

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Posted on: October 15, 2020

Stuff the Boot Saturday Fundraiser

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Saturday, October 17th, 2020

2300 Portola Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

KSCO Radio is organizing Stuff-The-Boot-Saturday to thank the volunteer fire departments of Santa Cruz County. All proceeds of this d...

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Fire Prevention Week Oct 4th - 10th

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FIRE PREVENTION WEEK

October 4th – October 10th, 2020

Aptos/La Selva & Central Fire Protection Districts would like to announce the observance of Fire Prevention Week.  

The fire safety theme this year is “Serve Up Fire Safet...

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

Watch Town Hall Meeting Online

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A recording of Sept. 30th Town Hall Meeting regarding District Consolidation is available online for viewing at: https://youtu.be/XAciw9_BR2g. Thank you to all officials, District employees and members of the public who attended and gave input into this i...

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Posted on: August 19, 2020

Update on August Lightning Complex Fires

UPDATED 08/19/20 @ 1600 hrs:

Aptos/La Selva FPD and Central FPD continue to closely monitor the fires burning in Santa Cruz and San Mateo Counties known as the CZU Lightning Complex, as well as fires burning in eastern Santa Clara County, known as the SCU ...

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Posted on: August 18, 2020

Notice of Public Hearing - Final Budget Approval

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On May 14, 2020, the Board of Directors of the Aptos/La Selva Fire Protection District adopted a Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Preliminary Budget. Copies of the Preliminary Budget are available for viewing on our District website at https://www.aptosfire...

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Posted on: August 10, 2020

Notice of Teleconferenced Board Meeting

The regular Aptos/La Selva FPD Board of Directors Meeting will be held via teleconference at 4 PM on August 13, 2020. For those wanting to attend in person, the meeting has been moved downstairs to the Apparatus Bay this month, due to service needed on ou...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Chief's Message: How To Limit COVID-19 Exposure & Who To Call

Chief Aaron Lowe delivers a Chief’s Message about ways to minimize COVID-19 exposure and spread throughout the community and gives guidance about who to call for COVID-19 questions or for medical emergencies. His Chief’s Message is ava...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

New! Resources for Coronavirus (COVID-19)

With cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) confirmed in Santa Cruz County, we encourage residents and businesses to stay up-to-date on the current situation of the outbreak in our county and the current recommendations for preventing the contraction and spread ...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Administration & Community Risk Reduction Office Closures

To help reduce the potential for staff exposure to COVID-19, Administrative and Community Risk Reduction Offices will be closed until future notice. Although our offices will be closed, our staff will still be able to assist you as normal via phone and em...

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Posted on: February 19, 2020

What is Carbon Monoxide & How Can a Detector Save Your Life?

A recent poll of our residents on Nextdoor showed that 94% of respondents are already using a carbon monoxide detector in their home, while the remaining percentage are not using a carbon monoxide detector.

Besides being required by law, carbon monoxide de...

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Posted on: February 12, 2020

Our 2019 Annual Report is Now Available!

2019 Aptos-La Selva Annual Report - cover

The Annual Report gives an overview of District activities and highlights the accomplishments of each of our Divisions over the previous calendar year.  You can view the Annual Report and a variety of other District Reports on our Key Documents p...

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Posted on: January 3, 2020

Christmas Tree Disposal

With the Christmas holiday behind us and the New Year here, we would like to encourage residents to take down and properly dispose of their Christmas trees.  Dried-out Christmas trees are extremely flammable and pose a heightened fire danger if n...

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Posted on: December 10, 2019

How To Conduct A Safe Backyard Burn

Planning a backyard burn?  Here are 8 tips for conducting a safe backyard burn:

1. Check the conditions.

Don’t burn when it’s windy or very dry.  Backyard burns are only allowed on permissible burn days as determined by...

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Posted on: December 2, 2019

Holiday Toy Drive Event - December 7th & 8th

Join us this Saturday and Sunday for a Holiday Toy Drive at the Capitola Mall!  This event will be hosted by Aptos/La Selva Fire, Central Fire, Capitola Police Department, and the Salvation Army.

Where: Capitola Mall (by the food court)

When: Satur...

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