TITLE

Sink or Swim for Better Budget Development

AUTHOR(S)
Coleman, Ronny J.
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Jan2005, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the issues concerning the fiscal control of fire departments in the U.S. Disagreements between fire chiefs on dealing with financial side of the fire service; Citation of significant points a fire chief must consider for financial solutions; Suggestions for successful money management.
ACCESSION #
15979410

 

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