Published: Aug 27, 2013 12:11 AM EDT

Cape Coral, Fla. -- The fire services assessment passed 5-3 tonight at the Cape Coral City Council meeting.

According to our partners at the News-Press, residents will be assessed for 38 percent of the cost of fire protection that will bring in an estimated $12.2 million.

The cost is an average of $110 per household for the first year.

The city will cover the other 62 percent from the general fund.