Will the City start charging for fire calls?

No. The City is required to provide fire services and, therefore, is not able to charge residents to put out fires. However, the City will charge fees for chemical spills and multiple false fire alarms.

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1. Do Xenia residents pay the highest income tax rates in the State of Ohio and, therefore, should not have to pay for services they are already being taxed for?
2. Will I be charged EMS transport charges between $519 to $1,038 depending on services plus $12.98 per mile?
3. Was the purpose of the 2010 income tax increase to prevent charging residents service fees?
4. Does the City's income tax revenue support Fire and EMS services?
5. Is the City addressing facilities, such as nursing homes and assisted living facilities, that are abusing the system to try and correct the problem?
6. Does the City collect fees from people who are abusing the system who are on Medicaid?
7. Will the City start charging for fire calls?