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Administration Office

Located in the JFK Central Fire Station, this Division handles the day-to-day operations of the Lowell Fire Department.  Its members include:

  • Tara Coates, Business Manager
  • Deborah Howard, Administrative Assistant

The Administration Division under the direct control of the Fire Chief, is responsible for maintaining all records and reports retained by the Lowell Fire Department. The Personnel Budget, Operating Budget, Capital Budget and Program Budget are prepared on a yearly basis by the Administration Division. In addition, all purchasing from the approved budget is coordinated through this Division.

The Staff Members listed above are responsible for maintaining personnel files, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable and the tracking of the departmental budget. Other duties consist of the ordering of supplies for all Divisions and Fire Station locations throughout the City of Lowell.

Comments, questions, or concerns?  Please contact the Administration Office directly at 978-459-5553.