District Board and Community Members,
It is again with great honor that I present the community and the District Board of Directors the Annual Report of District operations and activities in 2019. The purpose of this report is to keep the community informed of the improvements and accomplishments of our agency over the past year of service. We continue to strive to provide the most efficient and quality level of emergency services to our citizens.
In 2019, there were several major highlighted accomplishments made to improve the quality of service provided to the community. The District partnered with Banner Ambulance to provide a second ambulance in Fort Lupton, Med Evac Helicopter stands by at Station 2 eight hours per week for call response, we took delivery of a new 2018 Pierce Engine, we hired a Battalion Chief level position to oversee the Training Division, staff completed active shooter training, the District entered into an agreement with Weld County for the use of a shared fuel depot at CR 31, we upgraded the outdoor emergency siren activation system, we replaced the security fence at Administration, we donated an AED to St. Williams Catholic Church, the District partnered with RE-8 Schools to assist with the Career Explore Program, we hired a replacement Maintenance Technician Lead, design of Station 3 completed, we received a one million dollar Energy and Mineral Impact Grant from DOLA for the construction of Station 3, and the District Board approved an enhanced employee benefits and wages plan for all employees of the District in 2020. Construction of Station 3 will begin in Spring 2020 and completed in early 2021.
We want to thank the community for their ongoing support and reaffirm our commitment to you by providing the highest level of public safety possible through the appropriate number of well-trained personnel and suitable equipment to achieve our public safety mission.