East Pierce Fire & Rescue Operations and Maintenance Levy Passes With Majority Vote

Voters have voted "yes" for the East Pierce Fire and Rescue Operations and Maintenance Levy with a 63.58 percent majority.

The has passed voter approval with a 63.58 percent majority.

The fire levy needed 5,523 votes total for it to pass -- and so far 6,679 people have voted yes as of Weds., Aug. 8.

EPFR Chief Jerry Thorson is grateful for the vote.

"We appreciate the voters support and recognize that this is a tough time to support an issue like this," said Thorson. "I just want to thank the public for trusting us and assure them we will do everything we can to spend the money wisely."

Terrance Newman August 09, 2012 at 06:05 AM
This isn't money wisely spent. You get rid of your volunteers -- GOOD people who want to work hard for FREE -- and then complain you don't have the staffing and money you need. BS.


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