They want the district to get a cut of payments in lieu of taxes, or PILOTs.
Firehouse No. 3 has received little to no capital improvements in more than a decade.
The proposed budget for 2023 is 4.59% higher than the budget for 2022.
Under this proposal, the Fire Department would receive an increase of about $2.2 million.
“I’m not sure whether we could actually operate this government at a zero percent increase.”