The Grand Bay Fire District is looking to increase service charges.
The Board of Trustees for the Grand Bay Fire District filed a Petition for Increase of Service
Charge with the Mobile County Judge of Probate on June 22. The petition calls for raising the service charge from $35 per year to $70 per year for every residence and business.
A vote will be held on Tuesday, August 4, 2020, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Friendship Baptist Church, 12581 Saeger Road, Grand Bay, Ala. Only those registered voters living within the boundaries of the Grand Bay Fire District are eligible to vote. The petition reads as follows:
"Shall there be an increase in the service charge assessed for the Grand Bay Fire District from the amount of Thirty-Five and No/100 Dollars ($35.00) per year to the amount of Seventy and No/100 Dollars ($70.00} per year per residence/business, less and except residences exempt from property taxes under Acts 48 and 91."