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Ambulance Discussion Still Not Done

Posted: July 14, 2013 at 5 a.m.

Benton County’s discussion of how best to provide rural ambulance is proceeding, but is far from over, officials said Friday.

At A Glance

Ambulance Funding

Benton County’s justices of the peace have recommended paying six of the eight ambulance service providers in the county for 2014, with money for Pea Ridge and NEBCO still to be determined. Pea Ridge has asked for$96,712 in 2014 and NEBCO has requested $204,100. The departments and their 2014 requests:

• Bella Vista: $10,000

• Bentonville: $60,000

• Gravette: $73,182

• Rogers: $209,302

• Siloam Springs: $391,000

• Springdale: $68,774

Source: Staff Report

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