INDIAN ROCKS BEACH – Pinellas Suncoast Fire & Rescue District Commissioner Thomas H. Hafner has retired from his position on the board of fire commissioners. Hafner, representing Belleair Beach and Belleair Shore, served in Seat 3 for 11 years.
After retiring from the Air Force after 22 years, he served as the public safety administrator in Collier County and went on to hold a number of state level positions and employment with Hartford Insurance as a senior safety engineer consultant.
Applications for appointment to fill vacant Seat 3 on the Board of Fire Commissioners will be available at the offices of Pinellas Suncoast Fire & Rescue District, 304 First Street, Indian Rocks Beach, until 5 p.m., Nov. 22. The position will be filled by appointment by the board members, and the term will run until the next general election, November 2014.