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Posted on: October 6, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Eastside Fire and Rescue: Budget and Strategic Plan Update

Eastside Fire & Rescue (EFR) gave an informational update at the Oct. 3 City Council meeting, briefing Council members and the public on their budget and strategic plan.


EFR leadership presented an update on the budget and budget projections. Some key takeaways included: introducing a wildfire mitigation program; new revenue source from the contract for services with the City of Woodinville; some adjustments to funding for EFR services; and the recommendation to use $750,00 of the $1.1 million End Fund Balance on a state matching grant for PFAS.

2023-2027 Strategic Plan

EFR shared their process and key points in their new strategic plan. This plan reviewed and updated their strategic priorities, following an initial strategic planning process in 2016. Their strategic planning process aligns with their budgeting process. 

View the 2023-2027 Eastside Fire & Rescue Strategic Plan


  • Plan sought community input through an online survey.
  • The new plan includes a diversity, equity, inclusion (DEI) objective, with a paired training objective. The former strategic plan also included DEI elements as well.
  • Fiscal and fiduciary responsibility is weaved into the strategic plan
  • Will be producing a quarterly report on progress, updates

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