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Program Description

  Fiscal Management

The Division of Fiscal Management is responsible for the overall management of the MCFRS operating budget; the management and administration of State and Federal funding; management oversight of the EMS reimbursement program; accounts payable and receivable; and contract management and development.

The Budget and Grants Section handles budget development; grant coordination, administration and close-out; expenditure and revenue analysis and tracking; ordering and payment for office and station supplies; and department-wide financial procedures.

The Emergency Medical Services Transport (EMST) Reimbursement Section manages the department's ambulance transport reimbursement program. The section reviews patient care reports; ensures compliance with various local and federal regulations, manages the contract with the billing company, reconciles revenues, distributes and tracks EMST revenues that are sent to the 19 volunteer departments; and monitors the expenditure of EMST reimbursement funds by MCFRS.

The Procurement Section advises and assists in the acquisition of all goods and services for the department. The expertise on procurement procedures and regulations resides in this section, which develops and administers contracts throughout MCFRS. All payments and purchase orders are entered and approved by the Procurement Section, and the section coordinates and oversees the department's purchasing card accounts.

Program Contacts

Contact Dominic Del Pozzo of the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service at 240.777.2236 or Willie Morales of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2758 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY22Actual FY23Estimated FY24Target FY25Target FY26
EMST revenue collected (in millions) 1$32.94 $36.65$37.00$38.00$39.00
EMST reimbursement recovery rate53.6%54.9%56%56%56%
Percentage of overtime hours worked on direct service operations (to fill minimum staffing positions)83.8%83.0%83.0%83.0%83.0%
Overtime hours worked per full-time, non-seasonal employee360355350350350
Overtime expenditures (in millions)$27.54$30.35$31.00$31.00$31.00
Difference between overtime expenditures and overtime budget (in millions)$9.09$10.11$10.00$10.00$10.00
1  The previously reported FY22 revenue was increased to reflect the amount of Emergency Service Transporter Supplemental Payment Program (ESPP).

Program Budget Changes

FY25 Recommended ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY24 Approved677913116.00
Increase Cost: Insurance Premium Increase1504530.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.2696910.00
FY25 Recommended719927516.00