Fire Service Secretary & Treasurer Manual 2nd Edition


It will make your job easier by explaining the laws that govern your positions. Sample policies, forms, notices and best practices are included.

Over 400 pages, including the following chapters:

  • Fire District Secretary “Must Know Information”
  • Role of the Fire Company Treasurer
  • Fire District Treasurer “Must Know Information”
  • Role of the Fire Company Secretary
  • Checklist for the Fire Company Treasurer & Secretary
  • Membership Issues of Fire Companies
  • The Not-For-Profit Corporation Law & Bylaw Matters
  • Policies & Practices to Protect Funds
  • The Board of Directors & Executive Officers
  • Foreign Fire Insurance Funds (“2% Funds”)
  • Audits of the Fire Company (Internal & External)
  • External Audits of Fire Companies
  • Reporting Requirements of Fire Departments/Companies
  • Fundraising
  • Practices to Protect the Finances of the Corporation
  • Raffles •Financial Record Keeping Practices
  • Property & Improvement District Taxes
  • Financing Options for Fire Department
  • Retention Efforts •Payments to Volunteer Firefighters
  • Freedom of Information Law (“Foil”)
  • Miscellaneous Issues
  • Open Meetings Law
  • Auxiliaries
  • Records Management Programs

Also includes sample policies, resolutions, and notices!



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Fire Law Publishing, Inc.
4311 East Genesee St., Syracuse, NY 13214

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