New Sedona Fire District Governing Board members elected Tuesday, May 15, 2012, will be sworn in one week from their successful bid in a recall election that replaced three currently-seated board members.
Diane Schoen will replace David Blauert. Verde Valley Fire District Chief Nazih Hazime, who lives in the Sedona Fire District, takes Charles Christensen’s seat; and Corrie Cooperman supplants Phyllis Erick.
Here’s the step-by-step for transferring power to the newly-elected candidates who will join remaining Board Members Ty Montgomery and Craig Dible.
- Ratification of Election
Tuesday, May 22, 2012, 3:00 pm Business Meeting to ratify the election results, technically called a “Canvass of Recall Election from Official Results of Yavapai and Coconino Counties,” at Station #1 Multipurpose Room, 2860 Southwest Drive, West Sedona.
- Swearing In
Tuesday, May 22, 2012, 5:00 pm Ceremonial Swearing In of the newly-elected candidates at the same location specified above. Board members must be sworn in at least 24 hours before they perform any official actions.
- Getting to Work
Wednesday May 23, 2012, 6:00 pm Board Meeting will the three newly-elected board members combined with the two sustaining board members at Station #1 Multipurpose Room, 2860 Southwest Drive, West Sedona.
Congratulations to the newly-elected board members and best wishes as you meld with your peers into a cohesive group that will do your best for the 168 square miles that is the Sedona Fire District.
To the outgoing members: thank you for your service, your good intentions and whatever you may have accomplished that is of lasting value to the district.