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The Board of Commissioners is the legislative body of the Spokane Valley Fire Department as authorized and created under Title 52 (RCW). The Board of Commissioners has the statutory obligation to manage the affairs of the Department and is responsible to establish all Department policies. These policies are posted here and are updated by the Board on a regular basis.
#001 – Statutory & Operational Policy
#002 – Ethics Policy
#003 – Use of Department Resources
#004 – Reporting Government Action & Protection from Retaliation
#005 – Adoption, Amendment or Repeal of Board Policy
#006 – Information Release
#007 – Nepotism
#008 – Payment of Supplement B Premiums for 41.26
#009 – Fire Chief Recruitment and Selection Process
#010 – Governance & Management
#011 – Addition of Items to the Agenda for Discussion
#012 – Closing Administrative Offices
#013 – Department Logo, Patch or Personal Photographs
#014 – Election and Term of Board Chair
#015 – Budget Policy
#15A – Commissioner Contingency Policy
#016 – Discrimination & Harassment Policy
#017 – Travel & Reimbursement
#018 – Board Member Compensation
#019 – Records Policy
#020 – Commissioner Committee Meeting Assignments
#021 – Credit Card Policy
#022 – Meeting Cancellation Policy
#023 – Educational Expense Policy
#024 – Employment of Deputy Chief Officers and Directors
#025 – Commissioner Membership in Civic Organizations
#026 – Litigation Defense and Procedure
#027 – Public Comment
#028 – Procurement Policy
#029 – Department Vehicles
#030 – Federal Procurement Board Policy
The Board of Commissioners conduct themselves based on an Operating Protocol which is mutually agreed to by all members.
Did you Know?
- You can sign up for a station tour. Great for small groups.
- You should replace the batteries in your smoke alarms twice a year.
- Creating a defensible space with regards to wildfires could just save your home or property.
- We have Friends & Family CPR classes every month.