Proposition No. 1 - Increasing The Residential Real Property Tax Exemption

Please understand what this proposi tion will do to the emergency services WHERE YOU LIVE. This proposition will reduce the tax revenue that your service area uses to respond to emergencies. 

This revenue is used to pay responding personnel, operate the stations, and ensure that reliable equipment is ready to respond to emergencies. Examples of the loss by department funding are:

Service Area - Tax Revenue Loss

Central Emergency Service Area- $350,737

Anchor Point Fire and EMS Area -$35,503

Nikiski Fire Service Area - $78,659

Bear Creek Fire Service Area - $26,076

Nikiski Senior Service Area - $23,752

North Peninsula Recreation Service Area - $27,124

Central Kenai Peninsula Hospital Service Area - $90

Roads Service Area - $285,401

Central Peninsula EMS Area - $52,551

Seldovia Recreational Service Area - $1,628

Kachemak Emergency Services - $78,659

Seward-Bear Creek Flood Service Area - $8,725

South Kenai Peninsula Hospital Service Area - $174,268

All service areas will be affected by this proposition. Please vote NO on this proposition.

Dan Hammond and Mark Cialek

Vice Chair & Chair Nikiski Fire
Service Area 

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