Tuesday, December 8, 2015

2nd Wonder Valley Fire Tax Meeting

Photo credit: Charlotte Williams, circa 1970

This meeting is for all those who work during the week, the weekenders, and the snowbirds who missed the first meeting, and for those of you who have more questions.

Fire Chief John Chamberlain, District 5, South Desert
will present to the community in Wonder Valley

Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 10:00 a.m., at the
Wonder Valley Community Center
80526 Amboy Road, Wonder Valley CA 92277
Everyone is invited and welcome to attend and participate. 

A new fire tax of $302 or $453 per property per year is being proposed. You may watch the video of F.C. Chamberlain’s first presentation on YouTube at:

The PowerPoint of the presentation is also online at:

Proposed Fire Tax Budgets Released

Fire Chief John Chamberlin sent me the proposed Fire Tax Budgets for Wonder Valley, posted online at the links below.

2-Person Station
     Salaries Total $1,226,905
     Station Expenses Total $380,153
     Total $1,607,058
     [ Divided by 4,636 parcels = $347 per parcel ]

3-Person Station
     Salaries Total $1,885,728
     Station Expenses Total $380,153
     Total $2,265,881
     [ Divided by 4,636 parcels = $489 per parcel ]

We will have a sound system at this meeting and the format will be less formal. Please share with your neighbors who might not see this invitation.

This meeting is being hosted by Teresa Sitz, the MAC Rep for Wonder Valley.