During September and October the Corbett Fire Department will hold a series of meetings to discuss a Corbett Fire Department bond measure that will appear on the November ballot. The first meeting will take place at the Corbett Fire Station (36930 East Hist. Columbia River Hwy.) on Sept. 29, 2022 at 6:30 PM, the second meeting will take place at the Springdale Fire Station (31727 East Hist. Columbia River Hwy.) on Oct. 4, 2022 at 6:30 PM, the third meeting will take place at the Aims Station (40755 SE Gordon Creek Rd) at 6:30 PM on Oct. 6, 2022, the final meeting will be at the Bridal Veil Lodge (46650 East Hist. Columbia River Hwy.) on Oct. 11, 2022 at 6:30 PM.

Members of the Corbett Fire District Board of Directors and members of the Budget Committee as well as Officers of the Corbett Fire District will be available to answer questions.

If approved, the bond measure would fund the following projects:

  1. Expansion and renovation of three district stations.
  2. Construction of five underground cisterns for water storage where hydrants and drafting sites are not available.
  3. Construction of a training facility to assist the department in complying with national training standards.
  4. Fund the purchase of firefighting equipment; water tender for Springdale Station and a replacement rescue apparatus.

The $4.5 million bond is estimated to cost $0.65 per $1,000 of taxable assessed value. The estimated cost for a property having a taxable assessed value of $300,000 would be $195.00 per year or $16.25 per month.

 

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