SHFAD budget focuses on stabilizing needs, maintenance
May 8, 2019
The Sweet Home Fire and Ambulance District approved a budget for 2019-20 that will catch the district up on a few needs and move it into maintenance mode.
The budget, which totals out at $3.44 million in the General Fund, establishes good contingency funds and ending fund balances, Fire Chief Dave Barringer said of the budget. That’s been among his goals.
“Really, my goal was to catch up with our needs – medical equipment, heart monitors, turnouts,” Barringer said. Along with ongoing bond projects, the budget includes repair and maintenance to grounds and buildings, again catching...