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Other Funding Methods to be Considered in Replacing Special Fire Tax

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2 comments:

  • deer posted at 9:56 am on Mon, Jun 24, 2019.

    deer Posts: 2

    County fire needs to clean up their spending habits before they start taking OUR money. The toys they buy, their pay and pension is absolutely ridiculous. That tax was a total ripoff crammed down our throats. Thankfully common sense prevailed.


     
  • Virginia posted at 2:39 pm on Fri, Jun 21, 2019.

    Virginia Posts: 1

    The Fire Tax felt like taxation without representation. The tax should have gone to a vote in the first place. I as a realtor know property values have increased to the 2003 or more levels, unlike the decline in property values after 2008. Therefore, it seems there should be enough revenue from our current taxes to fund the needs of our fire departments now. Everyone lost in the recession, retirement accounts, homes, school funding, everyone. But NOW is quite different