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Transparency - Southern Marin Fire Protection District
Welcome to the new www.smfd.org |  Information: (415) 388-8182
Emergencies: DIAL 9-1-1

Transparent Government

Web Transparency Checklist For Special Districts

Our agency strives to provide constituemts, members, and citizens information to help them fully understand our mission, administration, and operations.  This page helps locate important information related to transparency based on recommendations for administrative and financial data disclosure and best practices.  Not all recommendations shown here apply to our agency, however we've provided links to help you locate available information online.  If you need information that is not posted online, or have diffficulty locating a document, please feel free to contact us.  

Overview

Mission Statement (“What we do”), description of services/functions, and boundary of service area

Budget

Budget for current fiscal year, budget for the past three years, and financial reserves policy

Meetings

Board meeting schedule, and archive of Board meeting agendas & minutes for at least the last 6 months

Elected & Appointed Officials

Board members (names, contact info, terms of office, compensation, and biography), election procedure and deadlines, and reimbursement and compensation policy

Administrative Officials

General manager (Fire Chief) and key staff (names, contact info, compensation, and benefits)

Audits

Current audit and audits for the past three years

Contracts

Current requests for proposals and bidding opportunities (more than $25,000 in value), instructions on how to submit a bid or proposal, approved vendor contracts (more than $25,000 in value) - RFPs are also posted in "News" when available

Public Records

Online/downloadable Public Records Act (or FOIA) request form

Revenue Sources

Summary of fees received and summary of revenue sources

District Specific

Authorizing statute/enabling act (Principle Act or Special Act) and board member ethics training certificates

Our Mission

The Mission of the Southern Marin Fire District is to contribute to Greater Southern Marin Community’s reputation as a safe, friendly, economically thriving community in which to live, work, learn, play and visit.

We achieve our mission by providing the highest quality local and regional community risk reduction, suppression, emergency medical services, rescue, marine response, disaster preparedness and community education services possible within the resources provided to us.

We are professional, proud, compassionate, highly-trained, and committed to utilizing state of the art technology to provide services that meet or exceed the expectations of our community.

Administration

308 Reed Boulevard
Mill Valley, CA 94941

Tel: (415) 388-8182
Fax: (415) 388-8181

Emergencies: DIAL 9-1-1

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