Glacier View Fire Protection District (GVFPD) Strategic Survey:

The Glacier View Fire Protection District (GVFPD) provides fire, rescue, and emergency medical response for approximately 56 square miles in Northern Colorado.  Please follow the directions below to help us grow your fire and emergency services response through active community engagement.

Directions: Thank you, as a GVFPD served homeowner, for taking the time to provide your GVFPD Board of Directors and Fire Chief with your feedback regarding strategic planning and other related topics. 

Please provide the answer that accurately reflects your current understanding of the topics related to GVFPD budget and planning questions by selecting the best answer from the lists provided:

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* 1. I have owned property in GVFPD for:

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* 2. My property (properties) is (are) located in the following subdivision(s) (please select all that apply).

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* 3. Please rate the following strategic budgeting topics in order of importance (1-7) for how you wish to see GVFPD tax funding spent to provide fire and emergency services to your property.

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* 4. Please assess your belief in the relevancy of the successful 2018 mill levy increase request of four mills, known as 6B, which had the following priorities contained in the ballot language: "…The board has budgeted spending the new funding to 1) recruit, equip, and train additional first responders commensurate with the square miles in the district and the projected increase of population; 2) properly maintain aging equipment; and 3) address operating expenses, facilities, and personnel equipment and training."

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* 5. GVFPD passed a new building mill levy originally passed in 2002, which is scheduled to expire in 2023.  This mill levy is set at 1.15 mills which equals approximately $25,000 per year of GVFPD tax income.  GVFPD has used these funds to pay for fire station one.  Would you support an extension if dedicated to enhance emergency response in the following areas: (additional response facilities;  fiber optic and technology upgrades at fire station one as regional training center; design and construction of a training location and structure; enhancements to fire station one to provide for growth needs).

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* 6. The GVFPD Board and budgeting committee are working to establish reserve funds (funds available for unforeseen operational threats or opportunities) and would like constituent feedback regarding levels of reserve funding.  GVFPD annual revenue is approximately $240,000 annually.  We realize that many of the below options may take years to establish as funds are dedicated to reserves from year to year.  Please select one from the following:

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* 7. Please rate how you personally feel represented by the GVFPD Board and Fire Department:

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* 8. What are your main sources of information for news and other relevant information regarding living in GVFPD. (Please select all that apply)

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* 9. Regarding strategic vision for GVFPD, please rank your greatest concerns for the GVFPD Board to consider regarding the budget:

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* 10. GVFPD has received approximately $52,000 in grants in the past year and will be funding the Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP) with $36,000 of these donated funds.  The GVFPD CWPP will bring community engagement to new levels with Ember Alliance as the contracted plan vendor.  Please select the best answer below which represents your willingness to participate in subdivision education meetings and support your subdivision and GVFPD efforts to mitigate future wildfires?

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* 11. How concerned are you about the following issues if a wildfire were to occur in this community?

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* 12. Which of the following would help you feel more comfortable and confident in your ability to evacuate in the case of a wildfire? Check all that apply.

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* 13. What were the biggest challenges you and your community faced during High Park and/or Cameron Peak fires that the GVFPD could work to address?

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