fire fee

Reader Input: Don’t hike fees; cut politicos’ benefits

Re: “Auburn in tough spot on budget,” (Journal, June 24): I find the idea that the Auburn City Council wants to raise our property taxes outrageous. Sure, they&rsqu ...

Reader input: These fires affect everybody

There was and probably still is a group that maintains the position that since they are no where near the fires that are burning, that they should not pay the fee. I was in the par ...

Mailings starting on Cal Fire’s rural fire-fee bills

Cal Fire is resuming the collection of $150 rural fire fees and state Sen. Jim Nielsen, R-Gerber, is continuing to be one of its most vocal opponents. Fire-fee collections will st ...

UPDATE: Controversial $150 fire fee bills will be delayed

UPDATE 4:45 P.M. 3/20: SACRAMENTO (AP) — Collection of a fee rural California homeowners pay for fire prevention service has been delayed this year after the state Depar ...

Noon Hour Update: Repeal afoot for state fire fee; more changes at Auburn agencies; boys basketball in Loomis and Placer High snowboarding

  Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and wha ...

$150 fire fee fight gears up again in state Legislature

AUBURN CA - State Sen. Ted Gaines is leading legislative Republicans and, he hopes, some Democrats, in launching a bill this week in the Assembly to repeal a $150 rural fire fee. ...

Will dead neighbor pay the fire fee?

Who is in control of the billing? Do they know what they are doing? I know they do not know what or how to bill, because they have billed me twice and my neighbor who has been dead ...

How to protest the $150 fire fee

I was glad to see the coverage on the fire prevention fee, but would like to expand on how to protest it (“Residents confused, angered upon receipt of fire fee notice,” ...

Fire fee unfair and illegal

My husband and I just received our “advance notice” that we would be amongst those being taxed $150 extra for fire protection. The “advance notice” tells us that we are “ ...

Residents confused, angered upon receipt of fire fee notice

During the past week, Roger Perkins went to his mailbox in North Auburn expecting to receive birthday cards and the usual mailings, but something unusual caught his eye. Perkins ce ...