Local utility district moves forward with fire transfer to county despite some hesitation

Hesitations are high among some of the Mariposa Public Utility District members as the transfer of fire protection to the county is still under review.

Two concerns had the most weight at the MPUD directors’ meeting on Jan. 4, having to do with the local district’s fees for fire service, and separately, the overall transfer of property and service.

MPUD is looking for options to continue the fire service in town as low volunteer turnouts are restricting its efforts. If the agreement of ser...

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