FESA 432 - Fire and Emergency Services Budgeting

  • 3 credits
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Application of emergency service budgeting systems with emphasis on revenues, public financial controls, capital funding and performance measures. This course emphasizes the critical linkages of organizational performance measures and outcomes to the budgetary process. Students will learn how different budget systems are employed, the various sources of municipal revenues, and methodologies for costing out various levels of service.

This course can be applied toward:


FESA 333 (Proposals/Reports in Fire Service Management) and FESA 336 (Fire and Emergency Services Administration).

Textbooks and Materials

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.


  • A Budgeting Guide for Local Government, 4th Ed. (2019)
    Bland, Robert L. and Overton, Michael R.
    ISBN: 9780873264358


Warren Jones
Warren Jones

(970) 397-3114 | Warren.Jones@colostate.edu

Warren Jones is the fire chief and chief executive officer of the Evans Fire Protection District, Colorado. Prior to his service with the district, he served six years as fire chief for the City of Evans and 27 years with Poudre Fire Authority in Fort Collins, Colorado. In his over 30 years of fire and emergency services experience, Chief Jones has worked in all areas of fire service including operations, training, administration, fire prevention, and emergency management. He has extensive ICS experience in many ICS positions and as the incident commander of large fires, hazardous materials incidents and natural disasters. He is a member of the Eastern Colorado Type III Incident Management Team.

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