Central York Fire Services and Corporate Services Report – Financial
Services 2015-11 dated February 27, 2015 regarding Proposal for the 2015
CYFS Operating and Capital Budgets.
Director of Financial Services/Treasurer, Newmarket advised that the Treasurer’s,
Chief Administrative Officer’s for both Aurora and Newmarket and Fire Chief
have discussed the proposal for the 2015 operating and capital budgets and have
suggested removal of the Master Fire Plan from the budget process. With
such removal, there will be no change to the base operating budget,
decreased growth items, no changes to the capital budget and no forecast
until the Master Fire Plan has been finalized.
ensued regarding training requirements, certification of staff and the desire
for an Assistant Deputy Chief who would supervise the Training Division.
discussion ensued regarding replacement vehicles, multi-year budgeting and
options of distribution of the tax burden over time.