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Lower Merion Township officials increased the qualifying property tax credit to 100 percent
Niagara County law will also give the tax break for life to members with 20 years of service to help increase recruitment and retention
The exemption for fire, EMS volunteers with two years of service is a way to help recruitment and retention efforts
Supporters of the new law believe it will improve recruitment and retention of volunteers
New legislation would extend a 10% property tax reduction to volunteer Rotterdam firefighters and providers with at least two years of service
Cumberland County applicants who met the qualifications received payments ranging from $87 to $250 each
Meadville Area Ambulance Service has cut costs for this year, and managers are working extra shifts
A new law lets municipalities exempt up to 10% of assessed value for a primary home for volunteer first responders
The exemption would have applied to the value of a property worth between $100,000 and $150,000
Changes include boosting maximum grant awards from $15,000 to $20,000 and establishing an education certification management system
“This legislation will add another tool for our members to use when recruiting and retaining volunteer firefighters and EMS providers,” said FASNY’s Michael Krummenacker
The measure would remove a current restriction on grants and designate parts of the state’s fireworks tax revenue for financial and educational aid for first responders