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Atherton vice mayor pushes back against possible fire district separation

by Angela Swartz

Atherton Vice Mayor Elizabeth Lewis expressed her displeasure with a plan to pursue detaching from the Menlo Park Fire Protection District during a Feb. 19 City Council meeting, while other council members said they want to continue gathering feedback from residents on a 2016 fire services study showing that revenue paid to the district from Atherton property taxes far exceeds the cost of emergency services provided by the district.

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