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North Mason Fire levy on August ballot

North Mason Regional Fire Authority will have a levy restoration proposal on the Aug. 6 ballot that will allow the district to add two firefighters, according to the department’s statement about the levy.

NMRFA saw a 53% increase in call volume in 2023 compared with 2009, when voters approved the last levy.

In 2009, the levy rate passed was $1.49 per $1,000 of assessed property value. State law now limits an increase of 1% per year for the fire levy collection, meaning NMRFA currently collects $0.81 per $1,000 of assessed property value.

That’s a 46% decrease since 2009.

“The Fire Authority ha...


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