Aug. 5 hearing to discuss fire agency, parcel tax
Last updated 7/31/2008 at Noon
What is certain is that on August 5 the San Diego County Board of Supervisors will hold a hearing to determine whether the creation of a regional fire protection agency and the establishment of a parcel tax will be on the November ballot.
What will be debated includes the governance structure of the proposed regional agency, whether the parcel tax will include an annual escalation percentage, and whether the proposal will be placed on the November 2008 ballot or deferred to a later election.
“We want to do something, but I think it is important to do it right,” said Supervisor Dianne...