Simple Majority RequiredBallot Wording: Shall the Board of Directors of the Eureka Fire Protection District be authorized to levy an additional tax of not more than twenty-five cents on the one hundred dollars assessed valuation to provide funds for the support of the District?Summary: This initiative would allow the Board of Directors of Eureka Fire Protection District to levy an additional $0.25 of property tax per $100 of assessed value in the district. If passed, a homeowner with property assessed at $100,000 would pay an estimated $47.50 increase in property taxes per year. The district says it needs the additional funds to hire 9 additional personnel to meet the need created by a projected 1,000 new houses being built in the district in the next few years.
All statements and videos are posted directly by the candidate, unedited by the League of Women Voters and do not express the views of the League. The League never supports or opposes candidates or political parties.