CENTRAL WHIDBEY ISLAND FIRE & RESCUE

FOR EMERGENCIES DIAL 9-1-1

Budget Process

Central Whidbey Island Fire & Rescue Standard Operating Guideline 1.3.1 defines the District’s budget process. Developing the District budget begins in April with review of the District’s Strategic Goals, Capital Projects Plan, and other major policies in April with development of Project, Program, and Division Budgets and concludes in November with adoption of the budget by the Board of Fire Commissioners and submittal to the Island County Auditor.

The following calendar outlines major components in the budget process:

Month

Activity

April

Board of Commissioners Major Policy Review

  • Strategic Goals
  • Capital Projects Plan
  • Other Major Policies

Executive Staff Multi-Year Fiscal Projections

June

Development of Division Budgets (Administration, Operations, Life Safety/Community Risk Reduction, Training & Recruitment, Facilities, Vehicle Maintenance)

July

August

Review & Revision of Division Budgets by the Fire Chief and Deputy Chief

Development of the DRAFT District Budget Document

September

Executive Review & Revision of the District Budget

October

Submittal of the Proposed Budget to the Board of Fire Commissioners and posting of the proposed budget on the District Web Site.

October

Public Budget Hearing

Budget Accepted or Revisions Specified by the Board

November

Adoption of the Budget by the Board

November

Budget Submitted to the Island County Auditor

Our Mission

Central Whidbey Island Fire & Rescue’s mission defines our purpose for existence:  to partner with our community to proactively reduce risk from fire, illness, injury and other hazards.

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