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Posted on: September 24, 2021

The September 26th Project

The Sept. 26th Project is an Annual Emergency Preparedness Check-up

The September 26th Project is an Annual Emergency Preparedness Check-up that started in remembrance of Feda and Muhammed Almaliti.

Feda was a fearless advocate for families with autistic children. She spearheaded autism insurance reform in California and a...

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Posted on: September 16, 2021

Central FD Re-Districting Process Information

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The re-districting process of the Central Fire District of Santa Cruz County has begun.  After receiving public oral communication on the possibility of a CVRA violation it was decided that the public interest would be best served by converting f...

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Posted on: August 26, 2021

Request for Proposals - Payroll Vendor Services

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Central Fire District of Santa Cruz County is currently accepting bids for Payroll Vendor Services. A detailed RFP with description of needed services is available on our Purchasing/RFP's Page.

All inquiries related to this RFP are to be directed,...

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Posted on: August 18, 2021

New Vaccine Policy for Central Fire District

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New Vaccine Policy for Central Fire District

At the recent Board Meeting on August 17th, 2021, the Central Fire District Board of Directors gave the following direction: 

“Mandate that all personnel be vaccinated against COVID-19 with qua...

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Posted on: July 20, 2021

Santa Cruz County Recommends Indoor Masking for ALL Residents

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With cases of COVID-19 rising locally and increased reports of the very infectious Delta variant, the Counties of Monterey, Napa, San Benito and Santa Cruz now recommend that everyone, regardless of vaccination status, wear masks indoors in public places....

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Posted on: July 2, 2021

Active Shooter Training

Active Shooter Training

Central Firefighters joined hundreds of first responders from around the county and state to train on how to properly respond to critical incidents such as an active shooter with mass casualties. The eight days of active shooter training in June took plac...

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Safety Recall Issued for Kidde Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors

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Kidde Smoke Alarm/ Carbon Monoxide Alarm Recall

Kidde is recalling the following models of TruSense Smoke Alarms and Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarms, due to the risk of these models failing to alert consumers to a fire. If you have any of the foll...

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Posted on: July 8, 2021

Local Hazard Mitigation Plan Update Available for Viewing

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Local Hazard Mitigation Plan Update

The County of Santa Cruz has posted the draft of the updated 2021 - 2026 Local Hazard Mitigation Plan on their website, where it will remain available for viewing & public comment through July 23, 2021.

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Posted on: June 17, 2021

New Fee Schedule Approved, Effective 7/1/2021

FEE SCHEDULE FY 2021-22

The Central Fire District Board of Directors approved a resolution approving a new fee schedule for the consolidated District at their regular Board Meeting on June 10, 2021. This fee schedule will become effective July 1, 2021.

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Recall Notice: Fire Alarm Pull Stations

Alarm Recall

Potter Electric Recalls Addressable Pull Stations Single/Dual Action Due to Failure to Alert to Fire

Potter Electric is recalling their Addressable Pull Stations Single/Dual Action Hazard units (see photo and product info below): The pull handle on some un...

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Posted on: March 11, 2021

CDC Guidelines for Vaccinated Adults

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The CDC has released new guidelines for residents that have received one of the COVID-19 vaccines. This information is now available on our website as well at the link provided. (photo courtesy of CDC.gov)

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

Preliminary Budget Adopted for FY 2021-2022

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The Central Fire District has approved the Preliminary Budget for Fiscal Year 2021-2022, at the June 10, 2021 Board of Directors Meeting. 

This Preliminary Budget is now viewable on our District Budget Page.

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

Fire District Consolidation Completed!

Consolidation Complete

As of this morning, February 4, 2021, Central FPD and Aptos/La Selva FPD have officially consolidated into one District, now known as “Central Fire District of Santa Cruz County”. The District would like to extend thanks to all the staff, agencies and mem...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

Resources for Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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We encourage residents and businesses to stay up-to-date on the current situation of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in our county and the current recommendations for preventing the contraction and spread of COVID-19. We’ve assembled a resource page dedicated to C...

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