Durango fire district asks for property tax increase

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Durango fire district asks for property tax increase

Voters may decide whether to fund new station, more firefighters
Possible property tax increases

If residents approved a property tax increase for the Durango Fire Protection District, homeowners in the district could see these increases:
The owner of a $200,000 home would pay $36 more annually. The owner of a $400,000 home would pay $72 more annually.

To weigh in

The city of Durango will hold two public hearings next week. The first about its agreement with the Durango Fire Protection District and the second about a possible property tax increase for the district.
A public hearing about amending the city’s contract with the fire district will be at 4 p.m. Tuesday in City Hall, 949 East Second Ave. The amended contract would have to be approved by voters in November.A public hearing about whether to place a property tax increase question on the November ballot will be held at 5 p.m. Tuesday in City Hall, 949 East Second Ave.

Would you vote in favor of a property tax increase to boost funding for the Durango Fire Protection District?
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