Fire District Budget Calls for $1.7 M To Be Raised Through Taxes

The annual Fire Commissioners election is Feb. 15.

The Hillsborough Fire Commissioners annual election will be held on Saturday, February 15 from 2-9 p.m. at the municipal building at 379 South Branch Road.

Voters will be asked to adopt the Board's plan for $1,764,525.00 to be raised through taxation for apparatus and equipment housing, insurance, Uniform Fire Code, Neshanic contract, administrative expenses, contingencies and appropriations for Fire Company #1, #2 and #3. 

You can read the adopted 2014 budget at this link

PatchFan February 07, 2014 at 09:49 AM
So, how does this budget compares to last years? What's the % increase in spending? What's the % increase in taxes?
Vinny Gotalot February 08, 2014 at 08:42 AM
Oh here we go I hear complaining already. First off there is no tax increase to the residents. Second the increase % is most likely due to maintenance and new equipment for the fire district. It's not the BOE that raises taxes because they cannot maintain a strong operating budget. Your fire tax is one of the lowest in the state and all of that is maintaining a very strong and well trained fire district. Peanuts compared to the BOE! Don't start throwing stones at the emergency services


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