Thanks to Red Brennnan Group, who attempted to sue over the fire fee/tax laid upon those of us living in the FP-5 zone — i.e. Yucca Mesa, Yucca Valley, Joshua Tree plus most of the rest of San Bernardino County — but who apparently failed! Petitions for protesting this charge were handed out to all visitors of the Mesa Fest this year but it seems that not enough persons filled them out or sent them in to complain this October, since only 3.2 percent of affected landowners actually did!
Is that because we are all compliant in regards to paying an extra $157.36 on our taxes yearly? OK (guess you have more money to spare than I do!). Or is there an astounding apathy prevailing in our “civilized” society!
So now … y’all be prepared to accept the FP-5 special “tax” levies which will be applied to your 2019 tax bills!
EDITOR’S NOTE — A judge turned down the original plea, but the Red Brennan Group’s lawsuit is ongoing.