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Section 505.39 | Tax levy for fire protection and other services.


The board of township trustees may, in any year, levy a sufficient tax upon all taxable property in the township or in a fire district, to provide protection against fire, to provide fire and rescue services, to provide and maintain fire apparatus, mechanical resuscitators, underwater rescue and recovery equipment, and other fire equipment and appliances, buildings and sites therefor, sources of water supply and materials therefor, to establish and maintain lines of fire-alarm communications, and to pay permanent, part-time, or volunteer fire-fighting companies to operate such equipment.

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