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Posted on: May 5, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Measure U Citizen Oversight Committee Vacancy

Measure U Oversight Committee Vacancy – Recruitment date extended to June 30, 2022.

Southern Marin Fire has established a Measure U Citizen Oversight Committee. Measure U ensures that the District is financially stable and able to continue offering firefighting, lifesaving response services and enhanced fire prevention efforts within the District. 

The Committee shall be composed of 5 members who are private citizens and who collectively represent the diversity of the Fire District. Members shall neither be elected officials nor public employees from any agency that either oversees or benefits from the proceeds of the parcel tax. Membership shall be limited to Southern Marin Fire Protection District residents and property taxpayers without economic interest in any of the Southern Marin Fire Protection District’s projects. Members will be required to comply with the disclosure and conflict of interest requirements of the Political reform Act of 1974, California Code Section 81000 et seq. (as amended).

  • Term of seat: Complete current term to June 2023 and a 4 year term thereafter.
  • Members shall be responsible for having a working knowledge of the establishing ordinance, Bylaws, and any other governing regulations that define and set forth the intent and purpose of their appointment and shall only represent and take action of matters related thereto. 
  • Members shall not misrepresent the scope of their influence or authority, in matters assigned, or represent recommendations of the Committee as Southern Marin Fire Protection District policy until such time as formal action has been taken by the SMFD Board of Directors.
  • Regular meetings of the Committee shall be held, twice annually, in the spring and in the fall at 6:30pm. Dates to be determined. The Committee meeting shall be conducted at the Southern Marin Fire District headquarters, 28 Liberty Ship Way, Suite 2800, Sausalito, CA. 94965  (or via Zoom).  

Please send a letter of intent, along with a resume and complete the SMFD employment application to: Susan Paterson, Human Resources Manager at by 5:00pm, June 30, 2022. 

Applications are available on our website at

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