The Board has been established to enable the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner in their role as the Essex Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Fire and Rescue Authority to review Essex County Fire and Rescue Service’s (ECFRS) performance, ensure that budgeted resources are closely aligned with fire priorities and to ensure that resources are effectively and efficiently being utilised.
The Board will enable the Commissioner to maintain effective oversight of the totality of the fire and rescue service and to hold the Chief Fire Officer to account for the delivery of fire and rescue services and the delivery against the priorities in the Fire and Rescue Plan.
The Terms of Reference of the Board will be reviewed on an annual basis.
The Board will :
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