"What that means is going to go ahead with building our substation, and all that that entails to serve the far corners of our district," said
Riverview has plans for a substation on
In recent months a counter proposal arose.
"I don't see how that's going to help our district," Strokis said of the
"It's our fire district. We have the responsibility to provide fire protection for the people who are paying taxes to us."
The approved financing plan allows for
"Everything that we've got has been budgeted with our current millage rate, it fits within our current millage rate," Strokis said.
The tax board and county are working together on financing details, which will determine when construction begins and the new substation opens.
"We've budgeted money, we've procured land, we've actually contracted with an architect on designs," Strokis said. "We've done our part on our end. Now it's back to
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