California Tacking On $150 per Parcel Fee for Property Owners in Fire Zones

This fall, homeowners in state-managed fire zones will owe Sacramento another $150 every year without receiving any new services, even if they are already protected by local fire districts. That’s because a new bill signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown last summer will attempt to recoup funding from massive budget cuts made to CalFire, the state’s firefighting agency.

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  1. This would be one tax I would vote for in a heartbeat. Yes, that is right!
    I live within the city limits of Fresno and due to non-stop budget cuts and poor money management our Fresno City Fire Department has been stripped of needed funds, equipment and manpower. The city’s leadership is playing with fire and soon the result will be loss of life – civilian and firefighter.

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