Voters Have Say; Solution Still Elusive

Posted: February 13, 2014 at 5 a.m.

The vast majority of residents who voted believe an $85-per-household annual fee was not the acceptable mechanism to pay for the amounts demanded by the seven city-run ambulance services that have historically responded to rural areas.


The rejection of the $85-perhousehold annual fee in rural Benton County to support ambulance service leaves a critically important challenge in need of inspired leadership.

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Opinion, Pages 5 on 02/13/2014