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Service areas need public participation

...area residents: Does the recently passed $50,000 property tax exemption really save you enough to offset your fire insurance rates or property taxes? Do you know what requirements it takes to enable CES, or other service areas, to acquire...
CES concerned about Prop 1

...decided, in part, homeowner's fire insurance premiums. Mokracek said that...ISO rating, which establishes fire insurance rates with a 1 to 10 scale, 10...said of the possible increase in fire insurance for some homeowners. If Proposition...
CES begins strategic planning meetings's coverage, which affects property owners fire insurance mill rates. The office rated CES in 2007. The office...would worsen if water capabilities did not improve. Fire insurance rates would have increased by 41 percent. CES added...
Kasilof CES station earns new rating, lower rates to follow?, 'So ... when's my fire insurance going to go down?'" said Fire...down there will save annually on fire insurance," Mokracek said. Residents...Zimmerman recently saw his fire insurance rate cut in half, and is now...
Dairy Queen owners plan to re-open restaurant by April

...we started rebuilding." Ischi said he is looking forward to putting the reconstruction of the store behind him. Fire insurance covered about two-thirds of the cost, he said. "This has been stressful and nerve-racking for the past six...
Hydrants flow over Soldotna as CES flushes for spring

...for fire departments across the nation upon which fire insurance rates are based, "The lower the number, the better...significant number in determining the price of your home fire insurance," explained Hale. Hale also says that the flushing...
Disaster-resistant construction

...will affect existing buildings. "If I lived on the Kenai River flood plain, I'd buy flood insurance even over fire insurance," she said. A key point to remember if building in a flood plain on the peninsula, Miller said, is that national...
Nikiski Fire Department strengthens relationships

...of Island Lake Road and Escape Route. It would serve the surrounding subdivisions, helping to lower residents' fire insurance ratings, Cialek said, because the fire department's ISO ratings would improve. Plans of building a third station...
Family looks to future after losing 'everything' in blaze loss. Jess estimated the family's valuables at about $50,000. Unfortunately, the family doesn't have fire insurance. Memories and valuables were reduced to ashes. Sammie said her laptop with many photos was in the home. Antiques...
CES works on flow residents and commercial businesses pay for fire insurance. Mokracek said they use a one through 10 rating's residents and business owners will save on fire insurance. "Our rating is a three within the city limits of...


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