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Lisa Allmendinger on September 11th, 2017

The Chelsea Area Fire Authority is seeking 2.4 mills on the Nov. 7 general election ballot.

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Lisa Allmendinger on July 19th, 2017

(Correction: In one sentence of this story, I inadvertently turned 2.4 mills into 4.2 mills. This information has been corrected and I sincerely apologize for the mistake.) The Chelsea Area Fire Authority board voted 4-1 Tuesday, July 18, to place a 5-year, 2.4 mill millage on the Nov. 7 ballot to pay for fire services […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on July 12th, 2017

Chelsea Area Fire Authority Chief Rob Arbini attended the July 10 Lima Township Board meeting to talk about the possibility of a millage increase for those served by CAFA. The current millage is 1.8, and the CAFA board has discussed both a 2.1 millage (for an additional $245,000 a year) and a 2.4 millage (for […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on March 17th, 2016

At it’s March 15 meeting, the Chelsea Area Fire Authority Board unanimously agreed to send a letter to the Chelsea Downtown Development Authority Board asking for a two-year exemption from its collection of about $27,000 per year of CAFA’s current millage. The hope is this relief would help CAFA with its budget for the next […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 6th, 2012

Voters in Chelsea and the townships of Sylvan, Lima and Lyndon overwhelmingly approved the Chelsea Area Fire Authority millage, 5,049 votes to 3,031 votes, respectively, according to unofficial election results. The 5-year, 1.8 mil tax levy was approved by Chelsea voters 1,922 votes to 965 votes, by Sylvan Township voters 1,070 votes to 749 votes, […]

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