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Transparent Government

Web Transparency Checklist For Special Districts

Our agency strives to provide constituents, members, and citizens information to help them fully understand our mission, administration, and operations.  This page helps locate important information related to transparency based on recommendations for administrative and financial data disclosure and best practices.  Not all recommendations shown here apply to our agency, however we've provided links to help you locate available information online.  If you need information that is not posted online, or have diffficulty locating a document, please feel free to contact us.  


Mission Statement (“What we do”), description of services/functions, and boundary of service area


Budget for current fiscal year, budget for the past three years, and financial reserves policy


Board meeting schedule, and archive of Board meeting agendas & minutes for at least the last 6 months

Elected & Appointed Officials

Board members (names, contact info, terms of office, compensation, and biography), election procedure and deadlines, and reimbursement and compensation policy

Administrative Officials

General manager (Fire Chief) and key staff (names, contact info, compensation, and benefits)


Current audit and audits for the past three years


Current requests for proposals and bidding opportunities (more than $25,000 in value), instructions on how to submit a bid or proposal, approved vendor contracts (more than $25,000 in value) - RFPs are also posted in "News" when available

Public Records

Public Record Request information and Downloadable PDF Form

Revenue Sources

Summary of fees received and summary of revenue sources

District Specific

Authorizing statute/enabling act (Principle Act or Special Act) and board member ethics training certificates

Local Representatives Contact Info


Employee Compensation

Board Compensation

Congressman Jared Huffman, 2nd District | San Rafael District Office: 999 5th Ave, Suite 290, San Rafael, CA 94901 | Phone (415) 258-9657

Marin County Supervisor Stephanie Moulton-Peters, District 3 | 3501 Civic Center Dr, Room 329, San Rafael, CA 94903 | Phone (415) 473-7331

Mayor Susan Cleveland-Knowles, Sausalito | 420 Litho St, Sausalito, CA 94965 | Phone (415) 754-8269





Our Mission

The Mission of the Southern Marin Fire District is to contribute to Greater Southern Marin Community’s reputation as a safe, friendly, economically thriving community in which to live, work, learn, play and visit.

We achieve our mission by providing the highest quality local and regional community risk reduction, suppression, emergency medical services, rescue, marine response, disaster preparedness and community education services possible within the resources provided to us.

We are professional, proud, compassionate, highly-trained, and committed to utilizing state of the art technology to provide services that meet or exceed the expectations of our community.


28 Libertyship Way
Suite 2800
Sausalito, CA 94965

Tel: (415) 388-8182
Fax: (415) 388-8181

Emergencies: DIAL 9-1-1

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