This notice was being passed out by residents of Area 1:
POLICE PROTECTION DISTRICT ANNEXATION FACTS
FACT: No additional deputies will patrol
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.
Updates posted on the internet at: www.no-annex.com