Next month, the Sacramento Metropolitan FireDistrict is expected tomake a pitch that 220,000 Sacramento County property owners approve a large property tax assessment on their properties.
Annual assessments on single-family homes will range up to $50 per year if the proposal is approved by property owners, according to Craig Powell, president of Eye on Sacramento, a public policy watchdog. Commercial properties and apartment complexes will be significantly higher.
The Sacramento Beepublished a story Wednesday reporting about the State Controller’s most recent report on the 1,000 highest paid publicemployees in the Sacramento region, reporting payfrom 2012.
Six different California fire districts top the list of highest paid public employees:Belmont-San Carlos Fire District,San Mateo County Montecito Fire District, Santa Barbara County Novato Fire District, Marin County Chino Valley Fire District, San Bernardino County Woodside Firer District, San Mateo … Read More