TITLE

Arizona Town's Sales Tax Solves Fire District Problem, for Now

AUTHOR(S)
Williamson, Richard
PUB. DATE
April 2003
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;4/1/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31605, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The Fountain Hills Town Council acquired a fire district in 2002 that provided fire-fighting services to Arizona but failed to secure the property tax that went with the district. The voters in the city refused to support the department with a property tax. In January 2003, the council approved the temporary sales tax to pay for the fire department. However, long-term solutions to the fire department funding issue and the future of mayor Jon Michael Beydler who faces a recall election in May are still to be resolved.
ACCESSION #
9504494

 

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