Parker County’s Commissioners Court is seeking applicants to serve as Commissioner on Emergency Service Districts (ESD) 6.
ESD 6 covers the Spring Creek and Cresson fire district.
Deadline for resume submission is noon on Tuesday, April 5, 2016.
All who are at least 18, eligible to vote and live or own land within the boundaries of ESD 6, are eligible to be a member of the Board of Commissioners.
ESD’s have five person boards which are appointed by Commissioners Court. Board Commissioners are appointed to staggered terms.
Commissioners Court will consider relevant factors in determining the individuals to appoint as Emergency Services Board Commissioners.
The board of an ESD sets the tax rate and budget to fund the district.
In addition, the power and duties of the board include; holding regular monthly meetings and other meetings as necessary; keeping minutes and records of its acts and proceedings; filing reports as required by the state fire marshal, the commissioner of health, and other authorized persons; filing a written report not later than February 1 of each year with the commissioners court regarding the district’s administration for the preceding calendar year and the district’s financial condition; and administering the district in accordance with chapter 776 of the Texas Health and Safety Code.
The board may require inspections to be made in the district relating to the causes and prevention of fires, medical emergencies or other disasters affecting human life or property.