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To serve the communities within the Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District and help create a safer environment through the provision of quality emergency services, public education, and prevention programs with a volunteer force supported by a paid staff.



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§1-13.5-1105(2)(d), 1-13.5-502

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN and particularly to the electors of the Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District of Garfield, Gunnison and Pitkin Counties, State of Colorado:

NOTICE IS HEREBY given that a regular election of the Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District shall be held on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.  The election is being conducted as a mail ballot election.  Mail ballots are required to be mailed to eligible electors between 22 and 15 days prior to the election date.

At said election, the electors of the District shall vote for Directors to serve the following terms of office on the Board of Directors of the District:

The names of persons nominated as Director for a FOUR-Year Term

Michael R Kennedy

Mark Chain

Gene Schilling

Gary L. McElwee

Carl L. Smith

The address of the location for application and the return of mail ballots and the hours during which the office will be open:  301 Meadowood Drive, Carbondale

The office is open Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., beginning at least 22 days prior to Election Day (April 14th) and from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Election Day (May 6th).

Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District

(district name)

Jenny Cutright

(designated election official)


(designated election official’s phone number)





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