Letter to the Editor
Safety and sustainability of the MUK fire department
Last updated 12/24/2019 at 2pm
Those following the current Mukilteo city budgeting process carefully know that the cost to run the fire department is an issue, and both the budgeting and goals and objectives for the department per the 2020 budget illustrate the lack of focus on managing those costs. For those looking at the department's budget without consulting meeting minutes or publicly available – but not publicly disclosed – documents regarding cost management, the Department looks healthy and sustainable. The fact there are two narratives, one public and one private, indicates the level of erosion in the transp...