Fire district still reeling from revenue drop

Fire district still reeling from revenue drop
Local News

By scott miller

GYPSUM — The Vail Valley’s largest fire protection district is also its most poorly funded. That’s why residents and officials hope voters approve a proposed property tax increase for the Gypsum Fire Protection District on May 3.This is the third time in as many years that the district — a separate entity from the town of Gypsum — has asked voters for a tax-rate increase. The first two proposals were rejected. This year, district officials say they’re working harder to earn approval for what they call a critical infusion of revenue. “We need to make sure (residents) understand the need …

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