Bid Laws: Updated Bid Law Matrix. Snure Law Office, in conjunction with the Washington State Fire Chiefs Association, the Washington Fire Commissioners Association and the State Auditor’s Office has updated the Fire District/RFA Bid Law Matrix to address cooperative purchasing issues (July, 2019).
Volunteer Compensation: A memorandum outlining the basic legal requirements affecting volunteer firefighter compensation. Updated version of linked document attached. (October 2023).
Executive Sessions: A basic guide to properly identifying and calling executive sessions during an open public meeting. Updated version of linked document attached (2023).
Social Media Policy: A sample policy for implementing and controlling social media and digital images in the fire service. Updated version of linked document attached (2019).
Medical Record Policies and Procedures: Password protected Word versions of the appendices to Brian Snure’s Medical Records in the Fire Service Handbook, © 2023.
Password may be obtained by purchasing a hard copy or electronic copy of the handbook through the WFCA by clicking here.
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