Awesome, great points!Funny how much some people distort the truth.
The TRUTH is that our fire department relies on the community as much as we rely on them.
The TRUTH is that our fire department has been responsible with public funds, making a 10 year levy last 12 years.
The TRUTH is that our fire department has only asked taxpayers for two levies in the last 26 years.
The TRUTH is that federal grants have been obtained to offset the local costs for over $2 million in necessary equipment.
The TRUTH is that the fire department annual budget is less than most comparable departments in this region.
The TRUTH is that the fire department is responding to over 44% more emergencies today than were handled when the last levy was passed.
The TRUTH is that firefighter positions have been left vacant to save funds, prolonging the need for a levy as long as possible.
The TRUTH is that the fire department has worked extensively to contain costs, not just because of the economic situation but as a standard practice.
The TRUTH is that our firefighters are hard working, deeply committed individuals, not slaves of a labor union.
The TRUTH is that our fire department's ability to handle emergencies plays a significant role in our homeowner's insurance rates.
The TRUTH is that current response times, maintained with the levy, allow paramedics to treat critical patients before irreversable brain damage occurs.
The TRUTH is that neighbors, parents, grandparents, coaches, pastors, business owners, elected officials, and many others have publicly endorsed the levy.
The TRUTH is that our fire department needs our support to continue the excellent service we receive from them.
The TRUTH is that your vote counts, and you have an opportunity to step up and help those that help us when we need it most - when it is our family in harms way.
COME MAY 7th - VOTE YES ON 3!!
SAY YES TO 3!