Letter to the editor: Regional Fire Authority proposal is a bad deal for Mukilteo
Last updated 7/8/2020 at 12:24pm
A recent letter from the Mayor of Everett indicates our fine neighbor is facing the (unfortunately) common challenges stemming from the novel coronavirus outbreak, and is constrained by current taxing authority. The letter suggests that a Regional Fire Authority (RFA) could assist our neighbor in the balancing of their books.
An article in the Tribune published June 24, 2020, quotes the Everett Fire Chief Dave DeMarco as stating that “the average single family home an[d] fire benefit charge would be net neutral or possibly a tax decrease.” It is great the residents of Everett have a Fi...