Date of Formation: January 25, 1949

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

Services Provided: Fire prevention and suppression, emergency medical treatment, general rescue services

Area: 31 square miles

Population: 15,000 (as of 1984)

Sphere of Influence: Status quo

Communities Served: Woodside, Portola Valley, Ladera, Los Trancos Woods, Skyline, Vista Verde, and portions of Emerald Lake Hills

Board of Directors

Woodside Fire Protection District is governed by a three-member board of directors elected to four-year terms.

Board Member Term Ending
Matt Miller 2026
Patrick A. Cain 2024
Randy Holthaus 2024

The board of directors meets regularly the last Monday of every month with special meetings scheduled as needed.

All meetings are held at the Administration Offices, 808 Portola Road, Suite C, Portola Valley, CA 94028.

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

Woodside Fire
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Woodside Fire Protection District
Administration Offices:
808 Portola Road, Suite C
Portola Valley, CA 94028Get Directions
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General Inquiries: (650) 851-1594 Emergencies: 9-1-1 Phone: (650) 851-1594 Fax: (650) 851-3960 Email: Email: