Service, Trust and Compassion
It is the mission of this organization to provide the highest level of service to the community; to mitigate the devastating effects of fires and other disasters; to deliver emergency medical services; and to educate the public and maintain a constant state of readiness.
NOTICE OF VACANCY OF OFFICE OF DIRECTOR OF
RODEO-HERCULES FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Board of Directors of the Rodeo-Hercules Fire Protection District (“District”) of the County of Contra Costa, that a vacancy on the Board of Directors is effective February 10, 2021 as a result of the resignation of Bill Prather, District Director, whose term of office expires in December 2022.
The District Board of Directors may fill in the vacancy under the procedures of the Government Code Section 1780 appointing an individual to the office.
Interested candidates should submit summaries of their qualification and a Director Application, obtainable at www.rhfd.org or District Administrative Office, to the attention of Kimberly Corcoran, Administrative Services Officer, at the District Administrative Office at 1680 Refugio Valley Road, Hercules, California 94547, no later than 4:00 p.m. on March 24, 2021. Applicants must be registered to vote, must be residents of the District, and must not have been convicted of a felony involving accepting or giving, or offering to give, any bribe, the embezzlement of public money, extortion or theft of public money, perjury, or conspiracy to commit any of those crimes.
The appointed individual must, upon appointment, complete and file an Economic Interest Statement as required by law.
Once the application period has closed applications will be reviewed by the Fire District Board of Directors for accuracy and eligibility. Once this process is completed the qualifying candidates will be invited to a District Board Meeting for an interview and possible appointment.
Directors of the District perform those functions which set policy and standards for the District’s delivery of fire prevention, suppression and emergency medical services and those other services authorized by the fire Prevention District Act of 1987 (Health and Safety Code Section 13800, et set.).
Be Ready for Wildfire
Check out CalFire’s website for important information about how to prepare for wildfires
Stay informed and be prepared for a possible power shutoff in the event of extreme weather conditions
Measure O Oversight Committee Members Needed
The Rodeo-Hercules Fire Protection District is accepting Applications for the Measure O Oversight Committee. The Committee will be comprised of two residents of Hercules and two residents of Rodeo. Please see the Application for Membership Requirements.
Our first female firefighter, Engineer Theresa Vouchilas, was interviewed for an article about women in the fire service. Nationally, women make up only 4% of the fire service and serve as powerful role models for young girls who dream of becoming a firefighter someday.
Contra Costa County fire agencies are proud to continue our first fire-service-hosted public vaccination clinics today, Feb. 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., in Hercules. Yesterday's clinic vaccinated some 500 county residents in a quick and convenient drive-through format,...