Gloucester failed to meet the minimum threshold of damages to receive the federal aid.
The donations are crucial to AVFR to continue to be able to maintain its equipment and replace old and worn-out equipment.
The tax-exempt status fell into question with the Internal Revenue Service more than two years ago.
Project basically completed
No funding available to support initiatives
Gloucester taxpayers would see a 17.24 percent increase in their real estate taxes and an 11.54 percent hike in personal property assessments under the proposal.
11 residential structures to be elevated
One problem said to be that lights aren’t synchronized
Expected to either fund a staff position or suspend/eliminate the board