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Strategic Goals & Objectives

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Department Goals

Fire (2022-23)
Goal# Goal Title Goal Type Goal Progress Goal Text Status Updates V2040 Strategies Objectives  
21 Merge or Consolidate with Newport Rural Fire Protection District Ongoing Not Started 2020-21: This goal was delayed due to COVID-19. It was restarted in the Fall of 2020. We have added Depoe Bay Fire District to the consideration of a new Fire District. Initial Planning, and reworking the feasibility study are underway. 2021-22: Was delayed due to COVID and wildfires. Have resumed talks with Depoe Bay Fire District. Will be presenting updated RFQ for Feasibility study in November 20212022-23: In FY 22-23 the feasibility study should be completed early on. Then we should form a workgroup with representation from all parties to develop a work plan to take to the Council and Fire Boards for approval. Also, we should sign an initial 190 agreement between parties. E6 F7 
145 Review results and make a presentation to Council with options and recommendations. Not Started
347 Complete feasibility study Objective Not Started
348 Complete a 190 IGA with the Fire District. Not Started
22 Obtain new pumper Ongoing Not Started 2020-21: This goal was put on hold due to funding cuts.2021-22: We obtained an updated quote from Hughes Apparatus. The price is $553,000. We have budgeted $560,000 for purchase and outfitting. After talking with City Manager we agreed to table the purchase till FY-22/23 and ask for additional funds to complete the purchase2022-23: $560,000 was allocated in FY 21-22. We will reallocate this amount plus additional funds so we can fully fund the purchase and outfitting. E6 
148 Sign agreement with apparatus manufacturer Not Started
149 Place new apparatus into service and surplus old unit Not Started
622 Consider adopting a standard pumper spec consistent with neighboring agencies. Not Started
25 Bring newly hired Assistant Chief/Fire Marshal up to speed Ongoing Not Started Acclimating our newly hired Assistant Chief/Fire Marshal. 2022-23: At the start of the fiscal year, we should be finishing up the hiring process for AC/Fire Marshal. The new hire will need orientation, and brought up to speed on current projects, issues, policies and procedures. E6 
623 Complete Hiring process in a timely manner. Our goal is to have the position filled by August 1. Not Started
624 Develop 60 day and 6 month work plan for new hire before their start date. Not Started
625 Implement workplan on Day 1. Conduct weekly check-in meetings and formal monthly reviews for first 6 months. Not Started
Fire (2023-24)
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