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New Fire Chief Announced

Post Date:02/11/2020 2:10 PM

Fire Chief Hiring Update

Following a thorough process, the Public Safety Committee of the Council (Leifeld*, Braucks, Folch) unanimously recommended that a job offer be extended to Brian Carlson to be the next Hastings Fire Chief. Administrators have come to agreement with Mr. Carlson on a conditional job offer. Brian is currently an Assistant Fire Chief in the City of Burnsville. He brings a significant amount of experience to the position.

This item will be on the March 2nd agenda for Council approval and we expect Brian’s first day to be Monday, March 23rd. The city wished to extend sincere appreciation for the support and thoughtful feedback provided by all those involved in this hiring process.