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Compensation for Commissioners

Commissioners are paid a stipend for each day or portion of a day spent attending official board meetings or when performing other services or duties for the district as specified in Revised Code of Washington (RCW) 52.14.010.

The State of Washington Office of Financial Management adjusts the dollar amount of commissioner stipends every five years based on changes in the consumer price index. The fire commissioners’ stipend is for 2019-2024 is $128.

East County Fire and Rescue Policy 00.1.2 Compensation for Commissioners provides additional detail on commissioner compensation and expense reimbursement.