Additional Information


Purpose Statement

The Coastside Fire Protection District Board (hereinafter "Board") recognizes that its major functions are to serve as the policy-making body of the Coastside Fire Protection District (hereinafter "District") and to govern the activites and shape the future of the District. The Board preserves for the Fire Chief and the professional staff the responsibility of the day-to-day administration and operations of the District in a manner consistent with the policies and rules of the Board.

It is therefore the intent of the Board to set forth a series of policies and Board rules to govern the conduct and deliberations of the business conducted by the Board and to serve as a guide for the professional staff in carrying out the daily functions of the Fire District.


Ordinance No. 2015-01; An Ordinance of the Coastside Fire Protection District setting Compensation for Members of the Coastside Fire Protection District Governing Board

Resolution No. 2007-03; A Resolution Adopting a Policy for Compensation and Expense Reimbursement for Members of the Coastside Fire Protection District Governing Board 

Board Committees

The Board is authorized to establish ad hoc and standing committees. In making appointments to committees, consideration will be given to relevant training and/or professional experience of each Director.

Board members serve on committees to review specific programs, projects or issues and make recommendations to the Board.

The following committees are currently active:

  1. Finance - Gary Burke, Ginny McShane
  2. Land and Structures - JB Cockrell, Steve Stockman
  3. Vegetation Management - Ginny McShane
  4. Water Supply Assurance - Gary Burke
  5. Emergency Preparedness - Steve Stockman

It is the policy of the Fire District Board to appoint the following Board member liaisons/representatives:

  1. Half Moon Bay Volunteer Fire Department - JB Cockrell
  2. Advance Life Support/ Joint Powers Authority - Bruce MacKimmie
  3. California Special Districts Association - Bruce MacKimmie  


Official Election Site of San Mateo County, More...

Resolution No. 2015-02; A Resolution of the Board of Directors of the Coastside Fire Protection District (CFPD) Requesting their Biennial Election be Changed from Odd Numbered Years to Even Numbered Years in Conjunction with General Elections