The district operates with a permanent property tax rate of $1.0335 per $1,000 of assessed value. The rate was established in 2003 when the new district was formed. The District's revenue comes from property taxes (55%), billings for ambulance services and FireMed membership fees (44%), and other income (less than 1%).

On November 6th of 2012 voters approved ballot measure 20-205, a 5 year local option levy of $0.47 per $1000.

On Nov 3rd 2015 Measure 20-237 was passed, a Fire Equipment Bond for the purchase of 5 fire appratus.These fleet upgrades will directly impact fire protection in the entire fire district.


budget-sml   South Lane County Fire & Rescue Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 20/21


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233 Harrison Ave
Cottage Grove, OR 97424
tel: (541) 942-4493
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