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Clark-Cowlitz Fire Rescue levy topic of open house

By Becca Robbins, Columbian staff reporter
Published: July 15, 2022, 6:03am

The final open house for voters to get information on Clark-Cowlitz Fire Rescue’s proposed emergency medical services property tax levy has been moved to the Battle Ground station on July 21.

The levy will be on the August primary ballot and will ask voters to add 50 cents per $1,000 of assessed value to property owners’ tax bill to hire 25 new emergency response personnel.

The July 21 open house will begin at 6 p.m. at Fire Station 26, at 21609 N.E. 72nd Ave. in Battle Ground. The department also held forums Thursday evening and on July 7.

People can find more information on the fire department’s website at clarkfr.org/clark-cowlitz-fire-rescue-ems-levy.