FAQ Why does Fenton need a bond issue? Why $25 million? How did the district reach this number? How much is this bond issue going to cost me (the taxpayer)? Where did the money from the recent Prop E tax increase go? Are you going to ask me for more money again in a few months? Two increases in just 2 years is a lot. Why can’t buildings and fire trucks be purchased from the general fund? Why do firehouses and fire trucks seem so expensive? Will moving Station 2 mean slower responses to my home? Why does Fenton Fire need new Administration space? Why does Fenton Fire need a training tower? Will a training tower mean toxic smoke in my neighborhood? Why do ALL the stations need to be done so soon, can’t some of these improvements wait? Why did the Fire District wait so long to ask for a tax increase after Chrysler and their supporting businesses closed? How much did losing Chrysler cost the Fenton Fire District? Is my tax money being spent appropriately? Can’t the District just make cuts in the budget to fund these projects? Will the bond money be spent on raises or bonuses? What is the difference between Appraised and Assessed values of homes?