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Benton County Panel Endorses Rural Ambulance Fee

Posted: September 11, 2013 at 3:20 a.m.

Benton County’s justices of the peace voted 9-2 Tuesday in favor of imposing an $85 per household fee to pay for rural ambulance service.

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What’s Next

Benton County’s justices of the peace decide on imposing a fee to pay for rural ambulance service at the Quorum Court’s next meeting, which has been set for 6 p.m. Sept. 30. The proposal would be subject to a referendum effort if residents of the proposed emergency medical service district oppose it, George Spence, county attorney, told the Quorum Court.

Source: Staff Report

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