The Pflugerville Fire Department is concerned about funding

PFLUGERVILLE, Texas – Firefighters in Pflugerville say they could be deprived of funds and that it could endanger public safety.

crews with emergency service district 2 Let’s say a petition presented to City Council aims to wire sales tax money from ESD 2 so they would have to fire firefighters, which would increase response times.

“This petition aims to directly cut the funding we receive to provide our services,” Fire Chief Nick Perkins said. “It can result in annual losses of between $10 million and $15 million, up to a third of our budget. This would severely limit our ability to provide the excellent service we are known for.”

The Pflugerville City Council met Tuesday night to discuss the sales tax proposal. Members plan to communicate with other government agencies on the sales tax issue before taking any further action. The Pflugerville Fire Department is concerned about funding

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