Fire Chief: Ballot measures will help with costs

AIRWAY HEIGHTS – Fire Chief Mitch Metzger and other city leaders believe it’s time to update the agency’s station.

So, the Aug. 1 primary election ballot will include ballot measures designed to help fund a new building.

One measure asks voters to approve a bond that would add 37 cents in taxes for every $1,000 in property value, Metzger said. So, the owner of an average $300,000 home here would pay an additional $111 in taxes beginning next year, if the measure passes.

That’s just less than $10 per month, he said.

“We know it’s a tax increase, and as a taxpayer I understand that can be frustr...


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