Snohomish County Fire District 5 has 3 elected Fire Commissioners who are the governing board that establish funding, administer contracts and assets, set policy, guide strategic planning and ensure the operations are being carried out by hiring key personnel (Fire Chief, etc.).
The Fire Commissioners hold regularly scheduled meetings at the Sultan Fire Station 51, 304 Alder Street at 7:00pm on the second and fourth Mondays of each month. These meetings are open to the public. All meeting schedule changes will be posted with a notice outside the front door of the Sultan Fire Station 51.