Help firefighters |

Help firefighters

Can someone explain to me why Nevada County cannot or will not fund the fire departments to adequately staff and equip the stations for fire safety. I see Ophir is considering a new tax like ours. Basic services like this should be fully funded from property taxes, income taxes and sales taxes. It doesn’t seem right that every government agency should create a separate tax system for themselves. Now the County wants us to cut down every other tree in the forest for our own protection. Let’s elect some new officials who can do the job right.

Joe Mayer

Alta Sierra

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