Date of Formation: May 16, 1951 (reorganized)

Enabling Legislation: Section 13800 et seq. of the CA Health and Safety Code

Services Provided: Fire suppression, emergency medical service, and fire prevention/public education

Area: 30 square miles

Population: 90,000

Sphere of Influence: Status quo

Communities Served: Atherton, East Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Menlo Oaks, University Heights, North Fair Oaks south of the Southern Pacific Railroad line, San Francisco Bay east to the middle of the Dumbarton Bridge.

Board of Directors

Menlo Park Fire Protection District is governed by a five-member board of directors elected to four-year terms.

Board Member Term Ending 
Chuck Bernstein 2026
Gary Bloom 2026
Robert Jones 2026
Rob Silano 2024
Virginia Chang Kiraly 2024

The board of directors meets regularly the third Tuesday of every month.

All meetings are held at the classroom at the District Headquarters, 300 Middlefield Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025.

Meeting time is 7:00 pm unless otherwise noted in the agenda. Future agendas are posted at least 72 hours prior to regular meetings and 24 hours prior to special meetings

Menlo Park Fire Protection
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Menlo Park Fire Protection District
District Headquarters:
170 Middlefield Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025Get Directions
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General Inquiries: (650) 688-8400 Phone: (650) 329-9266 Fax: (650) 323-9129 Email: Email: