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Contract is renewed with fire protection district

Friday, October 5, 2012


SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Department of Public Safety will continue to provide fire protection for the Sikeston Fire Protection District -- as long as the figures work out.

The Sikeston City Council approved a renewed contract with the Sikeston Fire Protection District during the regular monthly Council meeting Thursday but with a dissenting vote from Councilman Tom Hedrick.

DPS Director Drew Juden said the city receives a cent for every $100 of property value within the District, which worked out to $4,685.37 for this year, and an annual base fee of $10,000.

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