Opinion

Asking for a tax increase amid a pandemic

Marion County Fire District #1 has spent the past year communicating about its need for funding to hire additional personnel and replace emergency apparatus and equipment. Our board of directors approved a resolution in November 2019 to be on the May 19 Primary Election ballot asking voters to renew and increase our local operating levy.

Then COVID-19 hit in the middle of our communicating about this . . .

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