The Finance Division supports EF&R by providing outstanding and innovative financial services. The daily mission is to provide accountability for all public funds, assets, policies and systems in the most effective and efficient manner possible, maximizing the use of limited resources, all while delivering responsive, quality customer service to our citizens and fellow employees.
EF&R's budget is developed annually. The budget provides the structure for the financial planning, control, and evaluations of funds that make up the operations of the Agency. It presents a plan for the use of forecasted resources based on the objectives set by the Fire Chief and the EF&R Board of Directors. Most Recent Budget | View All Budgets
Annual Financial Reports
The Annual Financial Report is prepared by the Agency’s Finance Division in conformance with the State Statute RCW 43.09.230, and with the standards promulgated by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada and the GFOA's National Council on Governmental Accounting. These reports are audited by the Washington State Auditor’s Office. Most Recent Financial Report | View All Financial Reports
EF&R actively monitors how it expends public resources. The Finance Division prepares monthly financial report in an effort to provide an overview of the Agency’s current financial condition. The reports are intended to give the Board of Directors and management a picture of how current finances are doing as compared to budget. The report provides a budget to actual comparison for year-to-date revenues and expenditures. Most Recent Financial Updates | View All Financial Updates
The accounts payable function is responsible for issuing payment for agency expenses. Eastside Fire & Rescue is committed to the prompt and accurate processing of all vendor payments.
Requirements for Payment Processing
Submission of an invoice is necessary for Accounts Payable to process payment to a vendor. Each invoice must reference a valid purchase order number. A purchase order number will be provided by the Eastside Fire & Rescue employee placing the product or service order. Invoices may be sent via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Eastside Fire & Rescue is required to pay sales tax for taxable purchases within the State of Washington, or use tax for purchases made outside of Washington. The sales tax rate for Issaquah is 9.5%.
As required by the Internal Revenue Service, all vendors must have a current form W-9 on file with Eastside Fire & Rescue. The form must be received by our Finance Office prior to issuing payment. Form W-9
For questions regarding the payment of outstanding invoices, please call (425) 313-3249.
Bids, RFPs & RFQs
Below are links to open Bid requests, Request for Proposals (RFPs), and Request for Quotations (RFQs). Please see the content of each proposal for directions and guidance. Bid Requests | RFPs | RFQs
For questions regarding this process, please contact the Administrative Captain at (425) 313-3281.