The District

Fire Board Meetings

Drexel Heights Fire District is governed by a five member Board who are elected to their offices in an at-large election. The current Fire District Board is Chairperson James Bertrand, Clerk Cheryl Cecil, Member Laura Dailey, Member Charles Mendonca and Member Gary Bynum.

 

Meetings are open to the public and are generally held on the third Friday of each month at 9:00 AM, in the training classroom next to Station 401, located at 5030 S. Camino Verde. The public is encouraged to attend. All meetings are handicap accessible and with 10 days written notice, arrangements can be made for the hearing impaired.

In accordance with state law, notices for all Drexel Heights Fire District (DHFD) Board meetings, along with agendas, must be posted at least 24-hours in advance of the meeting. Public notices and agendas are posted at all five DHFD fire stations.

Meeting notices are also posted on this website. Please be advised that pursuant to A.R.S. 38-431.02 (A) (3) (b) a technological problem or failure that either prevents the posting of public notices on a website or that temporarily or permanently prevents the use of all or part of the website does not preclude the holding of the meeting for which the notice was posted, if DHFD complies with all other public notice requirements.

2014 Fire Board Meeting Schedule

Meeting Agendas

Meeting Minutes


Pension Board

The Arizona Public Safety Personnel Retirement System (PSPRS) establishes local Pension Boards to administer routine duties of the retirement system. Their primary purpose is to review and approve or disapprove retirement and Deferred Retirement Option Plan (DROP) applications from participating employees. Drexel Heights Fire District's Pension Board consists of the Chairman of the Drexel Heights Fire District's Governing Board, two District employees who are members of the PSPRS and two residents of the community.

All meetings are open to the public, and generally are held in the training classroom next to Station 401, located at 5030 S. Camino Verde.  A regular meeting schedule has not been established because the Board meets on an as needed basis. 

In accordance with state law, notices for all Local Pension Board meetings, along with agendas, must be posted at least 24-hours in advance of the meeting. Public notices and agendas are posted at all five DHFD fire stations.

Meeting notices are also posted on this website. Please be advised that pursuant to A.R.S. 38-431.02(A)(3)(b) a technological problem or failure that either prevents the posting of public notices on a website or that temporarily or permanently prevents the use of all or part of the website does not preclude the holding of the meeting for which the notice was posted, if DHFD complies with all other public notice requirements.

Meeting Agendas

Meeting Minutes

 


Valley Emergency Communications Center (V.E.C.C.) Policy Board and Operations Board Meetings

All meetings are open to the public, and generally are held at the VECC facility located at 3434 E. 22nd Street.  Regular meeting schedules have not yet been established by the Boards. 

In accordance with state law, notices for all VECC Board meetings, along with agendas, must be posted at least 24-hours in advance of the meeting. Public notices and agendas are posted at all five DHFD fire stations.

Meeting notices are also posted on this website. Please be advised that pursuant to A.R.S. 38-431.02(A)(3)(b) a technological problem or failure that either prevents the posting of public notices on a website or that temporarily or permanently prevents the use of all or part of the website does not preclude the holding of the meeting for which the notice was posted, if DHFD complies with all other public notice requirements.

VECC Board Meetings

August 2014

 

BUDGET INFO:

2015 FY Budget

2014 FY Budget


Organizational Chart


Privacy Policy


Annual Reports

Drexel Heights Fire District publishes a report each year to it's stakeholders. The report includes the district's accomplishments, programs and status for the calendar year.

2013

2012

2011

 


District Boundaries

Drexel Heights Fire District Boundaries include 60 square miles outside the Tucson city limits. The population is approximately 50,000. The topography of the area consists of flat lands, rolling desert and parts of the beautiful Tucson Mountains. (District Map)