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SHFAD wrapping up bond projects

The Sweet Home Fire and Ambulance District is scheduled to wrap up its bond projects this summer.

Sweet Home voters approved a six-year $1.575 million bond levy in 2016. The bond initially had a rate of about 31 cents per $1,000 of assessed value. The rate declines as property values increase.

The bond paid for two new ambulances, a new rescue unit, a new battalion chief's unit, new extrication equipment and other equipment replacements.

Last week, the district wrapped up a $93,000 remodel of the living quarters at the Fire Hall, 1099 Long St., and Fire Chief Dave Barringer said the job w...