Pledge of Allegiance 3. Call to Order. Graton Fire Department responds to all fire and medical emergencies within the Graton Fire Protection District as well as provides mutual aid to neighboring districts. Gilead for many years, and Gould said he wants to return the favor. County Results as of Jan 6 3:01pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (397/397) ... Graton Fire Protection District; 2 Year Short Term (1 Elected) Mary Jane Pedersen. He is the executive director at Mt. Debora Fudge 1,397-SPECIAL DISTRICTS-Graton Fire Protection District–Vote For … County Results as of Dec 17 1:47pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (433/433) ... Graton Fire Protection District; 2 Year Short Term (1 Elected) Mario Cesaretti. 4 yrs : 2 (Conway, Love) Cloverdale Fire Prot. You may also indicate the ballot initiative and your vote for the initiative. Additions or Corrections to Agenda. Graton Firefighters are proud to serve their community as well as surrounding districts. Thanks for going above and beyond! In fact, the county opened an early-voting place in the Rohnert Park DoubleTree Hotel, where the Sonoma County elections department decamped to. Winds light and variable. North, Sebastopol, CA 95472, 20 Industrial Drive, Cloverdale, CA 95425, 6809 Sebastopol Ave, Sebastopol, CA 95472, 9674 Old Redwood Highway, Windsor, CA 95492, 10540 Old Redwood Highway , Windsor, CA 95448, Local chef prepares to feed people spending Christmas alone, Small sinkhole forms near Guerneville sanitation district, Gang of Five: Notes on the Sebastopol City Council meeting, Healdsburg Printing Company reaches the end of an era, Sebastopol Inn to receive unsheltered COVID-19-vulnerable residents by the end of December, WSCUHSD certifies as qualified, will continue distance learning until March with a reorganized board, Regional health order won’t directly impact Sonoma County. “I want to keep protecting the Graton community and I can’t do that now,” he said. “I know the stress of the job, the reward of helping others and have the years of experience to continue serving as a board member.”. Call to Order at approximately 7:00 pm 2. Promotional Rates were found for your code. Mailing Address. Coast Life Support District: ... Bodega Bay Fire Protection District: Term, 4 … PO Box A. Voters in Rohnert Park overwhelmingly supported the renewel of the city’s urban growth boundary by over 90%. The following city and districts will have an election on Nov. 5, 2019: City of Rohnert Park, Occidental Community Services District, Bodega Bay Fire Protection District, Forestville Water District, Gold Ridge Fire Protection District, Graton Fire Protection District and Timber Cove County Water District. She was elected in 2016 and had three years left on the board. 3750 Gravenstein Highway N, Sebastopol, CA 95472 Mailing Address: P.O. Graton Fire Protection District (Elect 2) 9 of 9 precincts reporting (w)James Winkler(i) 1,648 Daniel O'Connell(i) 982 (w)Bob Maddocks 1,409 . For more information on our call abbreviations, please visit our, 3750 Gravenstein Highway N, Sebastopol, CA 95472, Board Members and Meeting Minutes/Agendas. Julie Aiello 39.4 % 17508. An email has been sent to with a link to confirm list signup. “Everybody has been a part of that one way or another.”. Graton firefighters respond to vegetation fires throughout the west Sonoma County areas as well as large wildland fires throughout the state and Western United States. Graton Fire Protection District. GRATON FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS REGULAR BOARD MEETING MINUTES May 12, 2020 7:00pm Participate by phone 669.900.9128, passcode 370703559# 1. Click on a candidate name to see all information supplied to Smart Voter by that candidate. In local fire district elections, fresh memories of the Kincade Fire spurred voters to approve measures in all four fire protection districts: Bodega Bay, Occidental, Graton and Gold Ridge, though the Gold Ridge measure is winning by the thinnest of margins. Graton Fire Protection District Board of Directors. Maddocks graduated from El Molino High School and started a long career in heavy construction and logging. “I’ve been around it a long time, and I like it,” he said. This renews automatically, and we will charge your card monthly until you tell us to stop. Scheduled and Unscheduled Appearances. ​We are one of the busiest fire departments in west Sonoma County, responding to more than 700 calls a year over 26 square miles. Partly cloudy skies early will give way to cloudy skies late. U S Representative 2nd District DALE K. MENSING: Cashier: U S Representative 2nd District; ... affiliation of the candidate for whom you wish to vote (for example: Governor, Attorney General, Mayor, State Senator, etc.). The Graton Fire Protection District was formed in 1951 and responds to calls in Graton and unincorporated parts of northern Sebastopol and western Santa Rosa. Click on a candidate name to see all information supplied to Smart Voter by that candidate. Add a photo Add a logo Contact Information. “I have been in the shoes of those who are serving the community and know my years of knowledge and experience are an asset to being a continued board member,” he said. The Early Voting Center is open to registered voters of the City of Rohnert Park, Occidental Community Services District, Bodega Bay Fire Protection District, Forestville Water District, Gold Ridge Fire Protection District, Graton Fire Protection District and Timber Cove County Water District. Roll Call. Torrey Farmer (incumbent) 28.1 % 2119. The board appointed Torrey Farmer to fill her seat until the next election. Farmer works as a contractor in the construction business. Enter your subscriber number. Board Member; Kenwood Fire Protection District; 4 Year Full Term (1 Elected) Board Member . Graton Fire Protection District. On an Official Federal Write-in Absentee Ballot please indicate in the spaces provided the offices or ballot initiatives by writing the office, the name and/or party affiliation of the candidate for whom you wish to vote (for example: Governor, Attorney General, Mayor, State Senator, etc.). Statements can be translated by a third party and printed in Spanish at an additional cost. 4 Year Full Term. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT (FBNS), Graton Fire Protection District Board election, By E.I Hillin, Staff Writer, e.hillin@sonomawest.com, Legal Submission Form - Fictitious Business Name, 5256 Aero Drive Suite 3, Santa Rosa, CA 95403, 13840 Healdsburg Ave, Healdsburg, CA 95448, 17 Mountain View Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95407, 10545 Old Redwood Highway, Windsor, CA 95492, 13100 Healdsburg Ave, Healdsburg , CA 95448, 1345 Healdsburg Ave, Healdsburg, CA 95448, 1115 Healdsburg Ave, Healdsburg, CA 95448, 9074 Brooks Road South, Windsor, CA 95492, 321 S. Main St PMB#3, Sebastopol, CA 95472, 21714 Geyserville Ave, Geyserville, CA 95441, 660 Gravenstein Hwy. This renews automatically, and we will charge your card monthly until you tell us to stop. “I want to get the firefighters the grants and equipment they need.”. 5. Low around 35F. $20.00 Leading 3 candidates win. Measures Open drop down menu. Office/District Term Number of Seats (Incumbents) Bodega Bay Fire Prot. Sonoma County 49-49 6205 . Physical Address. Incumbents Mario Cesaretti and Bob Maddocks are running to maintain their places on the board, while candidate Justin Felger is running to earn a spot on the board. This will maintain building to the city’s defined areas of development for another 20 years. RED ALERT — There are four seats up for grabs on the Graton Fire Protection District board. To continue to provide fire and emergency services, shall Schell Vista Fire Protection District Ordinance No. Click to receive our weekly Sonoma West headlines via email. There was an error processing your request. Board member Gary McCalla is moving out of the area, and his vacancy will need to be filled. He works as a truck driver in the area. for 30 days, $5.00 Cesaretti said he understands the work of the fire district. Welcome to the Graton Fire Protection District, home of Engine 84. Farmer said being of service and being a part of the community is a custom infused in him. ... Graton Fire Protection Dist S/T JASON J. NUNES: 2. The Graton Fire Protection District (District) has called a special election to ask voters to approve Measure F. Measure F would authorize the District to levy a special parcel tax on real property within the District to fund fire protection (including suppression and prevention) and emergency response services within the District. Graton Fire Chief Bill Bullard said there will definitely be one new face on the board and potentially more. Nominations opened today for municipal offices as well as school and special district governing board seats scheduled for election on Nov. 3, 2020. “In the Graton Fire District, voters gave the nod to Measure F, which would create a $250 per residence parcel tax, with $300-plus for commercial parcels. Graton Fire Protection District Your paid subscription also gets you full access to the website. Jason Nunes (incumbent ... West Sonoma County Union High School District. Pledge of Allegiance. After retiring as a volunteer firefighter, he wanted to continue serving the community and joined the board. 4. From downed tree limbs to flooded roads to water rescue and Haz-Mat situations, our firefighters are trained and equipped to respond. Three vie for two full-term positions Due to term ends, two full-term seats on the board are up for grabs. He currently works for AT&T. The second is that the board of the Graton Fire Protection District could consider annexation into a neighboring district that already has a parcel tax. Error! Justin Felger, 41, calls Graton home. Please log in, or sign up for a new account and purchase a subscription to continue reading. 3. The Graton Fire Protection District was formed in 1951 and responds to calls in Graton and unincorporated parts of northern Sebastopol and western Santa Rosa. Board Member; Graton Fire Protection District; 4 Year Full Term Voter Information. Get an online subscription for $5 a month. Farmer ... Forestville Fire Protection District (2 Elected) Wendel Trappe; Ken Jones. Gould said he graduated from Davis High School and attended Seattle Pacific University. If that happens, residents in the Graton Fire Protection District won’t have a choice about whether or not to pay that parcel tax — it will simply happen by fiat. Cancelled (This elected office is not on the ballot because an insufficient number of candidates applied.) Graton Fire Protection District keeps incumbents, gains two new directors New members will be joining the Graton Fire Protection District Board, while incumbents keep their seats four more years. He began his service on the fire district board in March. Edit Contact Info: Fire Dept Member or Community Member / Insurance Pro. “The reason I submitted my name is because we have benefitted from Graton Fire District for years, not just as a person who lived here for 32 years, but also the camp itself.”. The Board of Supervisors will appoint the candidates below to their district boards at their September 15, 2020, board meeting. Three incumbents and three new candidates are aiming to fill spots on the Graton Fire Protection District Board of Directors. Traffic Accidents and Haz-Mat From downed tree limbs to flooded roads to water rescue and Haz-Mat situations, our firefighters are trained and equipped to respond. Click on a candidate name to see all information supplied to Smart Voter by that candidate. Dave Gould, 59, has lived in the Graton area for more than 30 years. Our volunteers provide 24 hour-a-day fire and medical response to Graton and unincorporated parts of Northern Sebastopol and Western Santa Rosa. 4 yrs : 3 (Wood, Duckhorn, Manni) Gold Ridge Fire Prot. The measure is expected to raise $800,000 annually and will be used to hire paid firefighters for the first time in the history of the all-volunteer department. We hope that you continue to enjoy our free content. Graton Fire Protection District. “The fire department is the backbone of our community,” he said. Results are preliminary and may be partial. State of California. Bob Maddocks, 68, said generations of his family have lived out at his Green Valley homestead since 1852. Torrey Farmer, 43, is a life-long resident of Graton, where he has been an active volunteer firefighter for more than 15 years. 4 yrs : 3 (Giovanatto, Southard, Johnson) Forestville Fire Prot. This $20 a month donation gives you full online access to all four of our local papers - Sonoma West, The Healdsburg Tribune, Windsor Times and Cloverdale Reveille - and will help the paper survive. Felger said he wants to see a change in the fire district and help guide it back to where it was when he served as a volunteer. Two short-term seats are available on the board. Box A, Graton… Graton Fire Protection District Firefighters. Results are preliminary and may be partial. Each candidate’s statement is printed exactly as submitted by the candidate, including errors. Graton Fire, Elect 3. ... Graton Fire Protection District; 2 Year Short Term (2 Elected) Torrey B. Nunes said now that he is unable to volunteer, he wants to continue his service to the community by serving on the board and getting the fire staff the tools they need. Leading 2 candidates win. Elections results are coming in for the few measures and races that took place in Sonoma County on Tuesday. Graton firefighters deployed multiple hose lines to extinguish the blaze, with soon arriving assistance from Santa Rosa Fire Department, Sonoma County Fire District and Forestville Fire Protection District. Due to term ends, two full-term seats on the board are up for grabs. Sunshine and clouds mixed. Graton Fire Protection District. Roll Call: Maddocks, Farmer, Cesaretti, Gray and Nunes present a. Voters in the Graton Fire Protection District approved parcel tax Measure F that is estimated to raise $800,000 annually for the all-volunteer fire district… A full list of candidates appears on the Sample Ballot, minus any qualified write-in candidates. 4 yrs : 3 (Tachouet, Lachman, Petersen) Graton Fire Prot. He graduated from El Molino High School and attended Santa Rosa Junior College. Please log in, or sign up for a new account to continue reading. for 30 days, Free This subscription gives you full access to Sonoma West Times & News, The Healdsburg Tribune, The Windsor Times & the Cloverdale Reveille. GRATON FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS REGULAR BOARD MEETING AGENDA May 8th, 2018 7:00pm 1. The Rincon Valley Fire Protection District, which acts as the primary responder to the casino for fire and medical calls, has also seen a significant increase in calls there since 2013. High near 60F. Felger graduated from El Molino High School and attended Santa Rosa Junior College. The five-member board is elected by the public and is responsible for fiscal management of the district. He said he began his work as a volunteer firefighter for Graton when he was 16. Success! access for current print subscribers. He spent 10 years as a volunteer firefighter working his way to the rank of fire engineer. Thank you for reading! Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph.. Sorry, there are no recent results for popular videos. Graton Fire Department responds to all fire and medical emergencies within the Graton Fire Protection District as well as provides mutual aid to neighboring districts. Board Member; Kenwood Fire Protection District (2 Elected) John Cooper; “My family lives here, and I want to make it safe and get good firefighters back on the department.”, Three candidates compete to fill two short-term vacancies. He graduated from high school in Redding and gained firefighting certificates at Shasta College. Gilead Bible Camp and Conference Center located on Green Valley Road. Candidates (Vote for 2) Bob Maddocks. Sorry, no promotional deals were found matching that code. He served as a volunteer firefighter for six years but was forced to take time off due to a knee injury. Also present: Chief Bullard, Assistant Chief Sabrowsky 4. Earlier this year, board member Mary Jane Pederson died. “They’re a great outfit.”. All burning within Graton Fire Protection District is governed by these two air districts, not the fire department. 3205 Ross RD. Graton Fire Protection District. Graton, CA 95444. Elections results are coming in for the few measures and races that took place in Sonoma County on Tuesday. You have permission to edit this article. Occupation: Incumbent Erick Podchernikoff. Jason Nunes, 45, has lived in the Graton area for 15 years. Bob Maddocks, President – bmaddocks@gratonfire.com Torrey Farmer, Vice President ... Graton Fire Department. Mayor, Town Council Windsor District 3 (100% Precincts Reporting) Jeffrey Leasure 1,134. Bob Maddocks and Mario Cesaretti will each serve another full term after handily defeating candidate Justin Felger Tuesday night. Maddocks said the Graton department has saved his house twice, and he wants to continue to show his gratitude and give back to the community. Mario Cesaretti, 57, has lived in Sonoma County since 1996 and served as a volunteer firefighter for many years. The fire district has been of service to Mt. We are one of the busiest,all volunteerfire company in Sonoma County responding to 500 calls a year over 27 square miles. He works as a sanitation engineer in Marin County. The Graton Fire Protection District is governed by two air quality districts: the Northern Sonoma County Air Pollution Control District and the Bay Area Air Quality Management District. 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