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Springhill Fire Department pulling tax proposition

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The Springhill Fire Department is withdrawing a ballot proposition that would have asked citizens in Fire Protection District 11 for a tax to help pay for operations of its department.

Webster Parish Police Juror Bruce Blanton, District 1, told jurors in a committee meeting Tuesday that due to the strong opposition of another tax, the fire department decided to withdraw.

“A meeting or two back, we approved an election for the fire department in Springhill calling for a fee on each property,” he said. “I spoke with the chief last week, and due to the feedback he’s getting he’s going to withdraw

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