About AVAD

Arkansas Valley Ambulance District began on December 1, 2018 after the November 2018 election garnered 2 to 1 support by the voters of the coverage area. The district is responsible for …

Your BoD

Your Board of Directors include Nicole Lewis, David VanNattan, Thomas Kainz and Andra Dolton


We have plenty of opportunities for community involvement through volunteerism. From drivers or EMTs to administration and committee help. If you would like to ….

Welcome to the Arkansas Valley Ambulance District (AVAD). You’ll be able to look here for AVAD updates, important information, meeting minutes, financial reports and more. Come back soon!

Arkansas Valley Ambulance District



I would like to take this opportunity to talk to you about the steps AVAD is taking to protect the health and safety of you, our neighbors, and our volunteers. We are currently seeing the State of Colorado embark on a “social distancing” campaign. The Board of Directors for AVAD realizes that this is one of the most effective ways that we can try to control the number of people that contract this virus. As such

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Below are our more recent posts. Click the “Older Entries” link at the bottom of this section (if available) to visit the archives section. You can also use the menu above to visist specific areas of interest including previous meeting minutes and financial reports.

Meeting Minutes of May 2021

Upcoming Coaldale land purchase, Admin Assistant Position, AED’s, Monthly Training Schedule, Volunteer Appreciation Community Event, Ambulance Director’s report and more.

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2021 Proposed Budget

AVAD will be considering their 2021 budget at the start of their next regular meeting on Monday, October 19th, 6:00 pm at the Howard Hall Community Center, 5510 Co Rd 45, Howard, CO 81233. Public comment will be welcome and valued input into assisting with fine-tuning the budget for next year.

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May 2020 Meeting

The Board of Director’s meeting for May will be held at the Howard Volunteer Fire Department. Due to ongoing pandemic concerns, this will be a Board Only meeting

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March Meeting Cancelled

In keeping with recommendations to avoid group functions whenever possible to reduce the incidence of community transmission of the Coronavirus, the Board of Directors meeting for Monday, March 16, 2020 has been canceled. We are in the process of planning for a ...

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December Meeting Change

Public notification of meeting change: The December board meeting of the Arkansas Valley Ambulance District has been moved to Saturday, December 14th, 5:00 pm, in the Riverside Cafe banquet room. The Riverside Cafe is located at 10281 US Hwy 50 in Howard, CO 81233.

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November 13 Volunteer Meeting

AVAD will conducting a volunteer appreciation and information meeting.  We will be meeting at Howard Hall on Wednesday November 13th at 1800.   Brats, snacks, drinks and sweets will be available for you to eat. We will be updating our records as well as going over scheduling, uniforms and our new volunteer benefit package.   Now that we are a district we are able to offer some great perks to our volunteers who offer their  time and efforts to serving their community and assisting AVAD.

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