West Central Allen County Fire Protection District


The five-member Board of Trustees oversees the district which provides fire protection to unincorporated Aboite and Lake townships. The district was established on December 16, 2022 by an ordinance of the Board of Commissioners of the County of Allen. An additional ordinance, amending the number of district trustees, was passed by the Allen County Commissioners on January 13, 2023.

Two trustees are appointed from Aboite township and two are appointed from Lake township. A fifth shall be selected from the Township that has the greatest population reported by the last decennial census taken in the US at the time the term of the Trustees expires. Trustees are appointed for a four-year term, which expires on the first Monday of January.

Current Trustees are:

Mike Meyer - Expiration 2023

Garry Teeguarden - Exp 2024

Chuck Dwyer - Exp 2025

Chandler Branning - Exp 2026

Lance Dafforn - Exp 2026

West Central Fire Protection District Ordinance

West Central Ordinance - Amended