Administration

Responsibilities
The Administrative Division is responsible for the overall management of the public safety operations of the Fire Department and its personnel, coordination of a $55.5 million operating and capital project budget, development of policy and procedures, and processing and maintaining fire reports.

This division maintains the five-year rolling Master Plan that is a guide for future Fire Department needs based on fulfilling the organization’s mission and vision.

Funding
In 2011, the department received more than $300,000 from Willis Knighton Health Systems to purchase three SPRINT vehicles and an additional $66,000 from the Department of Homeland Security to purchase vehicles and equipment for arson / explosive K-9 units.

Members
The Administrative Division is comprised of the fire chief, deputy fire chief, administrative assistant to the fire chief, chief of special operations, aircraft rescue fire fighting coordinator, secretary to the fire chief, and the fiscal and clerical staff.