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Board Member Vacancy – Nominations Begin June 10, 2024

The Bouse Volunteer Fire Board has one (1) board member office is expiring this year that will be filled at the November 5, 2024 election.

The board member office is a 4 year term. Anyone interested needs to stop by the office listed below and submit their Statement of Interest and pick up an election packet.

Candidates cannot start collecting signatures until they sign a Statement of Interest with the Elections Office. The minimum signatures needed is 5 and the maximum is 250.

Candidates may start filing their nomination petitions beginning June 10, 2024. The deadline to file their nomination petitions is July 8, 2024 (by 5 pm).

Eligibility for fire district board members is limited to registered voters of Arizona who must be a resident of the district for at least one year immediately preceding the date of election (ARS s48-802). 

La Paz County Elections Department
1108 S. Joshua Avenue
Parker, Arizona 85344
(928) 669-6149
TDD (928) 669-8400

Thank you,
Admin. Chief
Vonnie Harmon


Notice of Budget Meeting Workshops : 2024/2025 Budget Planning

Pursuant to A.R.S. §38-431.03, notice is hereby given to the members of the Budget Committee of the Bouse Fire District and to the public that the Budget Committee of the Bouse Fire District will hold a workshop meeting open to the public.

Meeting Location: 44031 Plomosa Rd. Bldg. #4, Bouse AZ 85235  (Map)
(across the sidewalk from the clinic)

Below are the planned budget process dates, highlighting, the major deadlines of the planned Budget Development Schedule for the Fiscal year 2024/2025. All meetings will be held at 10 am in the Community Building at 44031 Plomosa Road unless otherwise posted. It is also possible that BVFD Board members may attend workshop meetings.

Final Budget Review – June 17 2024 – Print Budget Meeting Agenda (pdf)

BVFD Annual Budget and Operational Plan Fiscal Year 2024/2025

  • Feb.12, 2024: Finalized Levy Limit Worksheet received
  • Feb. 13, 2024: Budget committee and workshop
  • Feb. 22, 2024: Budget committee and workshop
  • Feb. 29, 2024: Budget committee and workshop
  • Mar. 12, 2024: Budget committee and workshop
  • Mar. 21, 2024: Budget committee and workshop
  • Apr. 9, 2024: Review Proposed Budget, and approve 20 + days posting of Proposed Budget (April 10 – May 4, 2024)
  • May 14, 2024: Final Budget Hearing & Adoption by BVFD Board
  • May 15, 2024: Final preparation of paperwork and submittal to La Paz County BOS
  • Jul. 1, 2024: Begin operations under newly adopted 2024/2025 Budget.

Public Notice – Board Meeting

Next Board Meeting: Tuesday, June 11, 2024 at 10:00 am (agenda)

Meeting Location: 44031 Plomosa Rd., Bouse AZ 85235 (across the sidewalk from the clinic)

The Fire Board meets on the second Tuesday of every month at 10 am.

For a complete list of meeting dates (and meeting minutes) see the 2024 Meeting Schedule

Bouse Fire offers FREE Smoke Alarms through a partnership with American Red Cross, just contact the office.

Jan 27th Poker Run

Chief Weatherford would like to thank the Ocotillo Lodge and the Bouse community members who supported us by participating in the Jan 27th poker run with their kind donations. The turnout was good and we enjoying seeing each and everyone at our stop. We appreciate the support of this amazing Community!