Groton Fire & Rescue Tax District
"Safety First" is "Safety Always." -Proverb
*New tax district combines Groton Fire Department and Groton Rescue Squad.
*Groton Fire Department currently supported by 6 1/3 townships and City of Groton. New district would cover same area.
*Groton Rescue Squad now supported by donation, fund raisers, and city.
WHY FORM A NEW TAX DISTRICT?
* New district is more fair to tax payers and townships. Would be based on evaluation.
*Cost of supporting fire department too much for some townships.
*Gives Rescue Squad a reliable source of funds.
*Many fire departments in SD are tax districts.
Groton Fire Tax District Board Members