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4 things to know about new Miami Valley Fire District agreement

Miamisburg and Miami Twp. are expected Wednesday night to approve documents making their joint fire and emergency medical services permanent.

The initial five-year agreement for the Miami Valley Fire District expires in June.

» RELATED: Study finds fire district should become permanent

Here are four things included in the proposed agreement.

1. The district’s board of trustees will remain at five members.

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2. The district’s trustees – “at the appropriate time” – will pursue a levy to fund its operations. The district’s board will determine an amount to replace existing township and city levies that now fund it. “To the extent that the participating political subdivisions have fire or emergency medical services levy funds remaining,” those funds would be used to retire any debt on equipment and to purchase equipment to be leased to the district as needed.

» RELATED: Fire district entering last year of deal

3. Political subdivisions may join the district. Those new members “will have taxes levied at the same rate as is effective in the district.”

4. Any member – pursuant to Ohio Revised Code – may withdraw from the district by providing a 90-day written notice of its intent to adopt a resolution to withdraw.

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