Erie County Fire Advisory Board

According to the Erie County Charter, this board shall be composed of twenty-five (25) members appointed by the County Executive for two years. At least eight of the members shall be active or exempt members of volunteer fire companies. It shall be the duty of such board to cooperate with the state office of fire prevention and control in effectuating the purposes for which the office was established in relation to programs for fire training and mutual aid; to act as an advisory body to the county executive, the county legislature, the commissioner of emergency services and the deputy commissioner of fire safety in connection with county participation in programs for fire training and mutual aid, county establishment and maintenance of a county fire training school and mutual aid programs for fire and other emergencies in which the services of firemen would be used; and to perform such other duties as the county executive, the county legislature, the commissioner of emergency services or the deputy commissioner of fire safety may prescribe in relation to fire training and mutual aid for fire and other emergencies in which the services of firemen would be used; and to perform such other duties as the county executive, the county legislature, the commissioner of emergency services or the deputy commissioner of fire safety may prescribe in relation to fire training and mutual aid for fire and other emergencies in which the services of firemen would be used. The members of such board shall be county officers and shall serve without compensation. The terms of the office of the incumbent members of the fire advisory board shall continue for the periods for which such members shall have been appointed. 

 

   

According to the Erie County Charter, this board shall be composed of twenty-five (25) members appointed by the County Executive for two years. At least eight of the members shall be active or exempt members of volunteer fire companies.

It shall be the duty of such board to cooperate with the state office of fire prevention and control in effectuating the purposes for which the office was established in relation to programs for fire training and mutual aid; to act as an advisory body to the county executive, the county legislature, the commissioner of emergency services and the deputy commissioner of fire safety in connection with county participation in programs for fire training and mutual aid, county establishment and maintenance of a county fire training school and mutual aid programs for fire and other emergencies in which the services of firemen would be used; and to perform such other duties as the county executive, the county legislature, the commissioner of emergency services or the deputy commissioner of fire safety may prescribe in relation to fire training and mutual aid for fire and other emergencies in which the services of firemen would be used.

The members of such board shall be county officers and shall serve without compensation. The terms of the office of the incumbent members of the fire advisory board shall continue for the periods for which such members shall have been appointed. 

 

Wall of Honor Policy & Procedures

 

Thank you to the Fire Advisory Board members who had to leave the board due to term limits.  We appreciate what you have accomplished while your time on the board. 

-Christopher Close, Christopher Couell, Brian Guy, Paul Hockwater Sr., Mike Kluck, Ernie Matthews, Mike Schuler, Paul Wilson and Bob Zamrok. 

 

Welcome new Fire Advisory Board members and we look forward to working with you!

-Jim Gajewski, Timothy Gibbons, Robert Rackl, Peter Spilsbury and Andrew Zamrok.

 

 Full Board Membership

 

Upcoming meetings/workshops:

 

2018 Meetings 2018 Workshops
March 29, 2018 April 26, 2018
May 31, 2018 June 28, 2018
July 26, 2018 August 30, 2018
September 27, 2018 October 25, 2018
November 29, 2018 December TBD
  • All meetings (unless otherwise stated) are held in the auditorium at the Erie County Emergency Services Training & Operations Center, located at 3359 Broadway, Cheektowaga, NY. All meetings are open to the public.
  • Workshop locations will be announced at meetings

 

Click below to read 2018 meeting minutes:

-February

 

Click below to read 2017 meeting minutes:

 

Click below to read the 2016 meeting minutes:

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