The North Lyon County Fire Protection District Board of Directors have approved to place a ballot initiative on this year's ballot for a 5 cent property tax increase. If approved by the voters of Fernley, this increase will solely be used to hire additional daily staffing.
Below you will find facts, data, and statistics that support the need for improving our Fire District and public safety in Fernley. Check back often, as more information will be added as it becomes available.
The North Lyon County Fire Protection District is SEPARATE from the City of Fernley and is governed by its own elected Board of Directors.
Here is how the $0.05 increase would effect your property tax:
The following are brief explanations of NFPA 1710, STANDARD FOR THE ORGANIZATION AND DEPLOYMENT OF FIRE SUPPRESSION OPERATIONS, EMERGENCY MEDICAL OPERATIONS, AND SPECIAL OPERATIONS TO THE PUBLIC BY CAREER FIRE DEPARTMENTS.