Immokalee Fire Control District

SERVING THE COMMUNITY SINCE 1953

This years Budget FY 2015-2016

Resolution 2015-03 Final Millage rate for Fiscal yr. 2015-2016.

Resolution 2015-04 Final Budget for Fiscal yr. 2015-2016.

View our 2013-2014 Audit​

View Our 2013 AFR Annual Financial Report​

​We are now offering CPR courses to the public twice a month. The first Wednesday and the third Saturday of the month are the days we are scheduling for classes. There are 2 options for taking the Classes. Option 1 is full course provided by us $50 dollars. Option 2 is two parts, go online and take the online course which cost $20 dollars, then schedule hands on training and an instructor check off list on one of the days that we offer classes for $30 dollars; total cost of CPR card: $50 dollars. This CPR course offered is BLS for Healthcare workers. The web site for the online portion is http://www.onlineaha.org/. Call Robert Mendoza at 239-657-2111 for assistance to do on line class.

​​Crowd Managers Class

Crowd managers are required by law for all assembly occupancies! This class cost $10.00 per person. If anyone is interested in this class please Call: 239-657-2700 to register for am or pm class. Or send email to: inspections@immfire.com. Classes held at the Fire Station, 502 East New Market Rd.

In accordance with the 2006 NFPA 101 Life Safety Code, Sections 12.7.6.1/13.7.6.1, establishments with an occupant load of at least 50 people shall have at least one trained crowd manager or crowd manager supervisor. When the occupant load exceeds 250 people, the establishment must provide additional trained crowd managers or crowd supervisors at a ratio of one for every 250 occupants.

Date
Time
Event
10/15/2015
6:00pm
Regular Board meeting
11/19/2015
6:00pm
Regular Board meeting
12/17/2015
6:00pm
Regular Board meeting
1/14/2016
6:00pm
Regular Board meeting
2/18/2016
6:00pm
Regular Board meeting

Upcoming Schedule of Events

All Meetings are held at 502 E. New Market Rd. with the exception of April and October meetings, they are held in Ave Maria at 5076 Annuciation Cir. #103.

​What To Expect When Brushfires Threaten:

  • Your road may be blocked.
  • You could possibly lose power.
  • Should there be an evacuation, remember this is for your families safety.
  • Deliveries will probably be interrupted.
  • School buses may be delayed or have to return to school.
  • WSGL 104.7 will carry information on the fire situation.

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Heartsaver CPR- AED

Interactive information presented to an audience with an Automatic External Difibrillator on or around their home or work. This is a more advanced Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation instruction.

​Parade Participation

Fire apparatus are able to participate in or at parade events throughout the community

​​​Volunteer Program consisting of 18+ year old adults who are interested in assisting the fire department at events and emergencies by receiving education from variety of practical courses.

​​The Safe Haven Program is designed to temporarily assist infants who are in need of assistance with medical, housing or family issues.

Swimming Advice for All Ages

  • If you can not swim well, stay where you can touch bottom.
  • Never force a child to learn to swim. If he or she is afraid, they are not ready yet.
  • Learn, practice, and remember how to float.
  • Only swim in areas where there is a lifeguard or an adult watching.
  • Use the buddy system. Never swim alone.
  • Always obey the lifeguard and follow posted swimming rules.
  • No rough play or showing off.
  • If you hear thunder or see lightning, get out of the water.
  • Never allow infants to swallow a lot of pool water. It could cause seizures.
  • Learn CPR!

IMMOKALEE FIRE CONTROL DISTRICT
NOTICE OF INTENT TO USE UNIFORM METHOD OF
COLLECTING NON-AD VALOREM ASSESSMENTS AND
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

            The Board of Commissioners ("Board") of the Immokalee Fire Control District  (the "District") hereby provides notice, pursuant to Section 197.3632(3)(a), Florida Statutes, of its intent to use the uniform method of collecting annual non-ad valorem assessments to be levied within the District to partially fund the cost of providing fire protection and emergency medical services and facilities. The imposition of any such non-ad valorem assessments will be contingent upon approval of the electors of the District voting in a referendum to be held in the future.  The Board will consider the adoption of a resolution stating its intent to use the uniform method of collecting the assessments for more than one year commencing in November 2016 as authorized by Section 197.3632, Florida Statutes, at a public hearing on February 18, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. in the Board Meeting Room at 502 New Market Road East, Immokalee, Florida 34142. Such resolution will state the need for the levy and will contain a legal description of the boundaries of the real property subject to the levy. A copy of the proposed form of resolution is on file at the Office of the District Secretary located at 502 New Market Road East, Immokalee Florida.

In the event any person decides to appeal any decision by the Board with respect to any matter relating to the consideration of the resolution at the above-referenced public hearing, a record of the proceeding may be needed and in such an event, such person may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the public hearing is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence on which the appeal is to be based.  In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation or an interpreter to participate in this proceeding should contact Chief Paul Anderson at (239) 657-2111 at least seven days prior to the date of the hearing.

By Order of:   Board of Commissioners, Immokalee Fire Control District​​


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We are currently taking applications for Deputy Chief. For information go to our Careers page.

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News

The Immokalee Fire Control District is committed to protecting the people and property within our community.  We will be responsive to the needs of our citizens by providing rapid, professional, humanitarian services essential to the health, safety, and well-being of the community.

We will accomplish our mission through prevention, education, fire suppression, first responder medical service, and other related emergency and non-emergency activities.  We will actively participate in our community, serve as role models, and strive to efficiently use all of the necessary resources at our command to provide a product deemed excellent by our citizens.

The Immokalee Fire Control District is an Independent Special Taxing District established by an act of the Florida Legislature in 1955 (Chapter 55-30666 Laws of Florida), with the latest revision to the District’s codification included in Chapter 2000-363 Laws of Florida and signed by the Governor into law on May 22, 2000, and operating under the authority of Chapters 189 and 191, Florida Statutes. The legislation created a fire control and rescue district covering 234 square miles of Collier County, Florida. The purpose of the District is to provide fire protection and prevention services, establish and maintain emergency medical and rescue response services, and acquire and maintain firefighting, rescue, medical, transport, and other emergency equipment.​

Immokalee Fire Control District Enabling Act