St. Clair Ambulance District

Andy Rose, a paramedic with the St. Clair Ambulance District, pulls a stretcher out of an ambulance Thursday. The district is asking voters for a 35-cent property tax increase to deal with staffing issues and rising call volumes in Aug. 2’s election. 

Voters in the St. Clair area said no to new taxes Tuesday, even if it meant properly funding their ambulances.

A ballot measure, Proposition EMS, in Tuesday's election sought a a 35-cent property tax increase that the St. Clair Ambulance District wanted to use to help it address skyrocketing call volumes.