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Yes, in order to prevent further loss of employees, the District did increase the starting wage from $13.50 an hour to $17.00.
The District's wages were at the bottom of the pay scale for Paramedics/EMTs compared to other departments in the tri-county area. (Austintown, $14.76 - Howland, $20.07 - Cortland, $17.89)
It will cost $57.00 annually for a home valuation of $100,000.
It is a 1.63 mills - continuous levy.
If the Levy passes, it will raise $1,054,920 annually.
NFPA 1710 provides the minimum requirements relating to the organization and deployment of fire suppression operations, emergency medical operations, and special operations to the public by career fire departments.
PROPOSED TAX LEVY (ADDITIONAL)
CARDINAL JOINT FIRE DISTRICT
A Majority Affirmative Vote is Necessary for Passage
An additional tax fo the benefit of the Cardinal Joint Fire District for the payment of permanent and part-time firefighters and emergency medical service personnel, including the payment of any employer contributions required for such personnel under Sections 145.48 724.34 of the Revised Code, for the purchase of ambulance equipment, and for the provision of ambulances, paramedic or orhte emergency medical services operated by a fire department, which amounts to $.163 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for a continuing period of time, commencing in the tax year 2022, first due in calendar year 2023.