Candidacy Information

  1.  The Board of Trustees consist of the following make-up: 

    • Four (4) elected at large from the unincorporated areas of Weber County.
    • Six (6) appointed by the municipalities within the District:
      • Farr West City
      • Hooper City
      • Huntsville Town
      • West Haven City
      • Marriott-Slaterville City
      • Uintah City 
  2. The Board meets at least monthly, on the second Tuesday, at 5:30 p.m. at the District’s Administrative Offices, at Station 61, located at 2023 West 1300 North, Farr West City, Utah. Meetings generally last an average of two hours.

  3. The Board members are compensated for each regularly scheduled monthly meeting at a rate approved by the Board.

  4. Duties and responsibilities of the Board are outlined by State Statutes and By-Laws established by the Board.

  5. The District is administered by a Fire Chief, Deputy Chief's, Fire Marshal, Administrative Services Manager, and their support staff.

  6. The District includes approximately 515 square miles, consisting of all of the unincorporated areas of Weber County and six cities noted above with appointed representation.

  7. The District provides fire, emergency medical, hazardous material, and related services out of six (6) stations:

    • Station 61 - 2023 W. 1300 N., Farr West

    • Station 62 - 5550 E. 2200 N., Eden

    • Station 63 - 4646 W. 4000 S., Hooper

    • Station 64 - 2175 E. Eastwood Blvd., Uintah Highlands Area

      • Station 264 - 2405 Bell Ln., Uintah ​

    • Station 65 - 7925 E. 500 S., Huntsville

    • Station 66 - 3641 W. 2200 S., Taylor Area

  8. Board Member Qualifications:

    1. 17B-1-302. Board member qualifications — Number of board members.

      • Each member of the board of trustees shall be: a registered voter at the location of the member’s residence; and a resident within the boundaries of the district; and if applicable, the boundaries of the division of the local district from which the member is elected.

    2. 17B-1-311. Board member prohibited from district employment.

      • No elected or appointed member of the board of trustees of a local district may, while serving on the board, be employed by the district, whether as an employee or under a contract

      • No person employed by a local district, whether as an employee or under a contract, may serve on the board of that local district.

    3. 17B-1-303. Term of board of trustees members

      • The term of each member of the board of trustees shall begin at noon on the January 1 following the member's election or appointment. ​

      • The term of each member of the board of trustees shall be four years, and is not limited in the number of terms the member may serve. 

    4. 20A-9-203. 

      • In accordance with Utah Constitution, Article IV, Section 6, a mentally incompetent individual, an individual convicted of a felony, or an individual convicted of treason or a crime against the elective franchise may not hold office in this state until the right to hold elective office is restored under Section 20A-2-101.3 or 20A-2-101.5.