Purpose: The purpose of fire protection district is to engage in the acquisition, establishment, maintenance and operation of fire stations, facilities, vehicles, apparatus and equipment for the prevention, control of fire, and the underwater recovery of drowning victims, provide as nearly adequate protection from fire for lives and property within the districts as possible and regulate the prevention and control of fire therein.

Authority: 70 ILCS 705

Contact: Chief Bill Offerman

Phone #: (815) 423-5224

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Email: n/a

Composition: n/a

Meeting Date/Time: 2nd Monday of every month at 6:00pm Location: Elwood Fire Station 309 W Mississippi in Elwood

Compensation: none

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Name  Term Ends  Position
Norman Fanning   5/1/23   Secretary
Colleen Prieboy   5/5/25   Treasurer
John Stipanovich   5/6/24   President