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Atherton taxpayers pay more than twice what fire services cost

Town-commissioned study looked at costs, not quality of service provided by fire district

by Barbara Wood

A study of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District shows that services provided by the fire district to Atherton cost less than half the property tax revenue it receives from the town's property owners.

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