Talks of Regional Fire Authority ignite City Council meeting
Last updated 6/6/2018 at Noon
Discussion of the Mukilteo Fire Department’s future budget at the Mukilteo City Council meeting Monday night shifted toward the contentious possibility of the city of Mukilteo joining a Regional Fire Authority (RFA).
During Mukilteo Fire Chief Chris Alexander’s presentation of the current and projected budget for the Mukilteo Fire Department, the rising cost projections sparked dialogue regarding the future of Fire and Emergency services within the city.
By the year 2038, Chief Alexander projected a nearly $4.5 million budget increase as a result of increases in wages, benefit expense...