This notice was being passed out by residents of Area 1:


POLICE PROTECTION DISTRICT ANNEXATION FACTS

 

FACT: No additional deputies will patrol this area.



FACT: Deputy currently on duty will be required to cover an area nearly twice as large.



FACT: Fig Garden Police Protection District is operating at a deficit.



FACT: Sheriff’s Department contract cost was increased and Fig Garden Police
             Protection District can not pay the higher fees.



FACT: Your property was annexed solely to pay these fees.



FACT: Annexation application fee is $40,000. Election fees to be paid by Fig Garden Police Protection District.

            Your new tax assessment dollars may be used to cover outstanding debt.



FACT: The Sheriff Department contract has a no fault clause. Fig Garden Police Protection District has no insurance.



FACT: Neither Sheriff’s Department nor Police Protection District are liable for any incident resulting in injury to persons

            or property during any police action.



FACT: It may be difficult to sell your home. A special assessment tax must be disclosed to buyer.



FACT: Property tax already covers police and fire protection, new fees are redundant.



FACT: Initial cost is $299 per year. Cost allowed to increase with inflation.



FACT: Annexation to Fire Protection District is scheduled to follow. Fee: $529.



FACT: If you fail to vote, your property tax will increase.




Watch your mailbox in August for a ballot and VOTE. All property owners and adult residents are entitled to a vote.





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