70 West Fire Department reorganized into a Fire Protection District after a public election held in July 2019. Our department is operated by a Board of 7 Commissioners since our jurisdiction is located in two counties. While our Fire Chief is responsible for day-to-day operations and emergency operations our commissioners work with the Fire Chief, staff, and volunteers to grow our department for the future and see that there fiscally responsible oversight provided so that we can continue to provide the best of fire protection and rescue services for our very deserving community.
Our currently serving Commissioners are:
Position 1 - Donald Hughes
Position 2 - Ron Ray
Position 3 - Jim Keary
Position 4 - Paula Ford
Position 5 - Richard Hall
Position 6 - Tony Dzianott
Position 7 - Lori Wozniak
2022 Commissioner Election will be held Tuesday, December 13, 2022.
Position 4 & 5 are being considered for election and both currently serving commissioners will be seeking re-election. Anyone interested in serving in a commissioner position who is a Qualified Elector should submit a letter of intent for their interested position that includes name, address, phone number, date of birth, Social Security Number, a general description stating the reason for interest, and (3) references so applicable background can be conducted. Letters must be received in the business office of the 70 West Fire Protection District, at 2900 Airport Road, Hot Springs, Arkansas by the close of business of Wednesday, December 7, 2022.