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Vote on Altoona fire & rescue service charge ordinance postponed

Thursday, December 21, 2017
Danielle Wagner | WEAU

ALTOONA, Wis. (WEAU) -- A vote on a proposed ordinance to charge non-taxpayers for fire and rescue service calls in Altoona is postponed.

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Under the ordinance, a charge for service would be given to non-tax paying entities for calls provided by the City of Altoona Fire and Rescue Department.

Fire Chief Mark Renderman said the proposal is because of a growing number of calls for service.

During Thursday's meeting, council members expressed the need to set a monetary threshold for charges.

The council plans to revisit the ordinance at its January 11 meeting.

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