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District Mission Statement:
May 9, 1990

"To preserve life and the environment from danger and life threatening emergencies."

Special District Transparency Information

Per C.R.S. 32-1-809, the District's Transparency Information is posted at the web site of the Special District Association.

The Black Forest
Fire Rescue Protection District

The Black Forest Fire Rescue Protection District is the legal entity that taxes district homeowners, buys and maintains equipment and apparatus, hires the Fire Chief, and oversees operations.

Click the image below for a full-size District map.

Fire District map - click to see a larger version.

District organizational structure

Fire Chief Bob Harvey is responsible for the District's day-to-day operations, in response to guidance by the District Board of Directors. The Chief supervises a staff of career, part-time, and volunteer employees.

The District Board of Directors is elected by district residents, and is responsible for hiring the Chief and providing direction and guidance. 

Board of Directors

P.J. Langmaid  
Bill Marchant  
Jayme McConnellogue
Rick McMorran (Chair)  
Rick Nearhoof  


District Bylaws

Click here to download the bylaws of the Black Forest Fire/Rescue Protection District, adopted December 12, 2012.

Information about the District's operational mill levy and station bond levy

El Paso County Assessor's site

Monthly public meetings

Black Forest residents are encouraged to attend all public Board meetings.

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors is scheduled for the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m., at Black Forest Fire Station One: 11445 Teachout Road (at Burgess Road)

Meetings are sometimes moved to another date. Call Station One (719-495-4300) during business hours to confirm the date of the next meeting.