Financial Services

“Transparency is the currency of trust.”
― Freda Lewis-Hall


Pursuant to A.R.S. § 48-805.02 (A), the Highlands Fire District prepares an annual budget that contains detailed estimated expenditures for each fiscal year and clearly shows salaries payable to employees of the District. A budget summary is posted in three public places and a complete copy of the budget is published on the district’s official website for twenty days before a public hearing held at a meeting called by the board to adopt the budget. Copies of the budget are also available to members of the public on written request to the District.

Following the public hearing, the District board adopts the annual budgets and a complete copy of the budgets are posted in a prominent location on this website within seven business days after final adoption and will be retained on the website for at least sixty months. The adopted budgets are listed below.

Notice of Budget Hearing

Pursuant to A.R.S. § 48 -805.02 (A), budget hearing notices shall be posted here for at least twenty days before the public hearing at a meeting called by the board to adopt the budget.

Proposed Budgets

Approved Budgets

FY 2022 Budgets

FY 2021 Budgets

FY 2020 Budgets

FY 2019 Budgets

FY 2018 Budgets

FY 2017 Budgets

FY 2016 Budgets

FY 2015 Budgets


Pursuant to A.R.S. § 48-243, the Highlands Fire District Board selects an outside auditor who is a certified public accountant to perform an annual audit. The District submits a copy of the completed audit to the county treasurer and board of supervisors as required by law.

Pursuant to A.R.S. § 48 -805.02(G), the Board takes formal action to review and receive the audit presented during a public meeting generally held at the October regular meeting.

Audited Financial Reports

FY 2020 Financial Report

FY 2019 Financial Report

FY 2018 Financial Report

FY 2017 Financial Report

FY 2016 Financial Report

FY 2015 Financial Report

FY 2014 Financial Report