The $564 million budget, which passed a 3-2 vote, also includes a 2.7 percent funding increase to $123 million for Durham Public Schools and creates a new fire district covering areas previously served by the Bethesda and Parkwood fire districts. The Durham County Fire and Rescue Service District will have a proposed tax rate of 0.130 cents while the tax rates for Bethesda and Parkwood will be eliminated.
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