Who really put the fire out?

04/10/2014 8:04 AM

04/12/2014 8:17 AM

Re "Chief made right choice to pull plug on fire tax" (Editorial, April 10): Kurt Henke, Chief Sacramento Metro Fire District, did not back down out of the goodness of his heart. Kudos should be given to the public groups that researched and came forward to contest this proposed assessment.

Thank you, Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association, Sacramento Taxpayers Organization and to all the other individuals that helped shed light and inform the customers of Sacramento Metro Fire District about the proposed need for a larger budget and the inequities of the weighted voting method. An educated vigilance is necessary to ensure our government entities function in the best interest of the citizens who pay taxes.

-- Alan and Joyce Dahl, Sacramento

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