Citizen-Times: Local fire chiefs oppose downtown Business Improvement District

” Fire chiefs and some town officials are opposing a proposed downtown tax district, saying it would drain important money from rural fire stations and small municipalities,” the Asheville Citizen-Times‘ Joel Burgess reports. “District proponents, though, say fire departments and other sales tax recipients will actually get more money because of downtown improvements.”


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0 thoughts on “Citizen-Times: Local fire chiefs oppose downtown Business Improvement District

  1. indy499

    Enough of the nonsensical scare tactics. Skyland is going to lose 1800 but may need to reduce payroll. PUHleeeeeese

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