Fire Chief Matt Benedict wants the Cannon Beach Rural Fire Protection District to be one of the premier districts on the Oregon Coast. To that end, a major roof repair, replacing unsafe response trucks and the 25-year-old fire engine are all on the district’s wish list.
One way to bring those to Cannon Beach, Benedict said at the Monday, March 11, fire district board of directors meeting, could be an operations levy.
Adapted from a 2003 strategic plan, a new levy could bring the district’s tax rate more in line with other, similar-sized districts and pay for new equipment.
Cannon Beach pays a