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Fire funding offset focus of Coffee with Council

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The September session of Coffee with Council, which will be held from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Friday, Sept. 14, in the Crawford Room of Centennial Hall, will focus on the issues associated with the fire district inclusion election and how the previously allocated funds will help address the city of Steamboat Springs' ongoing fiscal sustainability concerns.

If you go

What: Coffee with Council
When: 7:30 to 9 a.m. Friday, Sept. 14
Where: Crawford Room at Centennial Hall

With a successful election, the city will investigate avenues to distribute an estimated $1.86 million, which is currently used to support fire and emergency medical services.

As the city discusses its 2019 budget, staff is working to address a significant gap in funding for current services enjoyed by residents. The fire/emergency services funding offset topic is scheduled to come before City Council during its Sept. 18 and Oct. 9 meetings. The city budget is slated for council review during an all-day budget retreat Oct. 2.

No RSVP is necessary to attend Coffee with Council. Coffee and light refreshments will be provided.

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