Administration

Background
The Bonnyville Regional Fire Authority was formed in 1996 as a joint agency to provide fire protection services to the Municipal District of Bonnyville and the Town of Bonnyville.

In addition, the Cold Lake Fire Department provides services to the eastern edge of the municipal district through a contract. This covers a geographical area of approximately 7,132 square kilometres.

Budget
Our annual operating budget is 55% funded by the two municipalities.
Stations
The current make up of the authority includes a seasonal station located at Crane Lake, and continual fire stations at:
  • Goodridge
  • Glendon
  • Iron River
  • Bonnyville
  • LaCorey
  • Fort Kent
  • Ardmore

Staff
Our current staff level is:
  • Approximately 180 volunteers
  • Four casual staff
  • Four full-time staff
  • Four part-time staff
Board of Directors
The Bonnyville Regional Fire Authority is administered by a Board of Directors, which is made up of equal representatives from the two sponsoring municipalities. The Board of Directors is comprised of the following members with the mayor and reeve alternating as chair and vice-chair:
  • Reeve, Municipal District of Bonnyville No. 87, Chair
  • Mayor, Town of Bonnyville, Vice-Chair
  • Councillor, Municipal District of Bonnyville No. 87, Director
  • Councillor, Municipal District of Bonnyville No. 87, Director
  • Councillor, Town of Bonnyville, Director
  • Councillor, Town of Bonnyville, Director