New Spokane County Fire District 10 Fire Commissioner
Kevin Haughton was selected by the Fire District 10’s Board of Commissioners to become the next Fire Commissioner to serve the remaining term of Ken Pegg. Kevin Haughton has been a long-time resident of Spokane Fire District 10. He is known for his willingness to help others, which led him to use his background and experience in the fire service to join the team effort of the Fire District.
The board of commissioners of a fire protection district, generally consisting of three or five elected individuals, is responsible for governing the operations of the District. The board will generally be responsible for the following areas: 1. Determining levels of service and establishing goals. 2. Determining type and level of funding, approving budgets, and tax levies. 3. Establishing policies and approving operational procedures. 4. Employing key personnel, supervising chief. 5. Guiding strategic planning. 6. Representing the District to the public.