Camano Island Fire & Rescue Receives Clean Audit – Feb. 5, 2015

Camano Island Fire and Rescue successfully passed its most recent audit with the Washington State Auditor’s office.

The Auditor examined the District’s compliance with state laws and oversight of its financial condition, self-insurance program, surplus property, and other assets. The District undergoes a bi-annual audit. This audit covered 2012 through 2013.

“District operations complied with applicable requirements and provided adequate safeguarding of public resources. The District also complied with state laws and regulations and its own policies and procedures in the areas we examined,” wrote State Auditor Troy Kelley in his report.

The Auditor’s Office conducts audits to promote accountability, integrity and openness in government, helping public agencies “work better, cost less, deliver higher value and earn greater public trust.”

Camano Island Fire and Rescue takes pride in its clean audit record and its financial management of finite resources.

“Our District manages the public funds and resources with a real commitment to stewardship. We’re very proud of the Auditor’s findings and know it reflects a conscience effort to focus on accountability and sustainability. Our staff deserves the kudos for this,” said CIFR Chief Michael Schick.

The complete report will be posted on the District’s website at All past audits can be reviewed on the State’s website at Search for Island County Fire Protect District No. 1.