City Seeks Fire and Rescue Services Board Applicants


The city of Northfield is seeking applicants to fill volunteer positions representing the city of Northfield in the Northfield Area Fire and Rescue Services Joint Powers Board. The Northfield City Council approved a Joint Powers Agreement for fire protection and rescue services at their April 1, 2014 City Council meeting. The agreement establishes a joint fire department that will be called the Northfield Area Fire and Rescue Services (NAFRS). 

The NAFRS will be governed by an eight-member board consisting of five board members appointed by the city council; two board members approved by Rural Fire; and one board member appointed by the Dundas City Council.  Board members will be appointed to three-year terms, with initial appointees serving staggered terms. . Northfield’s representatives will serve as follows: 1 board member service a one-year term, two members serving two-year terms and two members serving three-year terms.

Applications should be submitted to the Administrative office no later than Friday, April 25, 2014. Additional information and applications may be obtained on the city’s website at the following location:; in the Administrative Office, City Hall, 801 Washington Street, Northfield, MN 55057, or by calling Deb Little at 507-645-3001 or via email at: