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There is a claim being made that ESD17 is not a double tax and that the “fire” department (ESD2) is paying for Ambulance. These people seem to forget that in May of 2014, we passed a sales tax for ESD2 to provide ALS. The extra sales tax was sold to be used to provide advanced
Below is the original forecast from ESD2 from May of 2020. It shows estimated numbers for years 2020 and beyond. Starting in 2024, ESD2 staff showed negative reserves. This original forecast was the primary reason ESD2 staff pushed our firefighters association to petition for a new Emergency Service District 17. As the actual data came
Here is a break down by equipment, as reported by ESD2. Many of our fire equipment is used less then 1%. Our Ambulances are used from 5-20%. You can decide if this is too busy or not, to justify giving more money to fund our Emergency services.