STILLWATER, Minn. (WCCO) — Plans are in the works in Stillwater to combine a fire station and a new National Guard base.

The proposal would put the building between Boutwell Road and County Road 12.

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Stillwater would pay around $8 million to build the fire station and the Guard would pay $17.5 for its portion of the complex.

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Property taxes would be increased to pay for the new fire station. That is upsetting some residents.

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A meeting will be held on the proposal this Wednesday.