Wood County Fire Fee Petition

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PETITION TO THE COUNTY COMMISSION OF

WOOD COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA

TO ENACT A FIRE SERVICE FEE

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WHEREAS, the undersigned are registered voters who reside in the affected fire service district and are users or prospective users of the fire prevention and fire protection services provided by the fire service of Wood County, West Virginia, and reside outside the corporate limits of the City of Parkersburg; and,

 

WHEREAS, the undersigned desire to continue or improve fire protection services for said areas of Wood County, West Virginia, by directing the Wood County Commission to enact an ordinance pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 7, Article 17 of the West Virginia Code, imposing reasonable fire service rates, fees and charges.

 

NOW THEREFORE, the undersigned respectfully petition the County Commission of Wood County, West Virginia, to enact a fire service ordinance, pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 7, Article 17, of the West Virginia Code, providing for reasonable fire service rates, fees and charges to be utilized for the continuance or improvement of fire protection services in Wood County, West Virginia outside the corporate limits of the City of Parkersburg, presently proposed by the Fire Board, but subject to the discretion of the Wood County Commission as follows:

  • Single Family Residential .02 cents per square foot
  • Apartments residential             .02 cents per square foot
  • Non-residential Commercial .03 cents per square foot
  • Non-residential Industrial            .03 cents per square foot

                                The maximum fee billed will be $3,000 per building

 

WITNESS the following signatures; PLEASE PRINT LEGIBLY:

PRINTED NAME: _________________________________________________
ADDRESS: ___________________________________________________________________________________________________  ZIP CODE: ___________
SIGNATURE: _____________________________________  DATE: _______________
PRINTED NAME: _________________________________________________
ADDRESS: ___________________________________________________________________________________________________  ZIP CODE: ___________
SIGNATURE: _____________________________________  DATE: _______________
PRINTED NAME: _________________________________________________
ADDRESS: ___________________________________________________________________________________________________  ZIP CODE: ___________
SIGNATURE: _____________________________________  DATE: _______________

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After completing a petition, please drop it off at your local FD, or if mailing, send to the central collection point: WCVFD’s

PO BOX 57

Washington, WV 26181