Frequently Asked Questions

What is a "Special Purpose Fire Tax District"?

Code of Laws §6-11-1610 defines a special purpose district as a district created by an Act of the General Assembly or pursuant to general law and which provides any governmental power or function including, but not limited to, fire protection, sewerage treatment, water or natural gas distribution or recreation.

When I sign the petition what am I supporting?

When you sign the petition, you are stating your support for a vote on a Special Purpose Fire Tax District.  Once the need for a vote is established, we would seek your support to vote "yes" on becoming a special tax district.

How much will becoming a tax district cost me?

If a property owner occupied the dwelling, the tax would be $100 for every $100,000 of assessed property value.

Non-owner occupied residences would be $150 per $100,000 of assessed property value.

What are the benefits of being a special tax district?

What services does Corinth-Shiloh FD provide the community?

Firefighting and EMS services.