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Benton County Officials Pitch Ambulance Plan

Posted: January 21, 2014 at 5 a.m.

Benton County officials said Monday their plan to impose a fee to pay for providing rural ambulance service was no one’s first choice, but was a solution the parties could agree on.

At A Glance

Town Hall Meetings

Several of Benton County’s justices of the peace are planning town hall meetings to offer information on the county’s plan to make ambulance service available in rural areas.

Steve Curry, justice of the peace for District 11, has a meeting set for 6 p.m. Friday at the Billy V. Hall Senior Center in Gravette.

Brent Meyers, justice of the peace for District 14, has a meeting set for 1 p.m. Saturday in the city council room at Lowell City Hall.

Pat Adams, justice of the peace for District 6, has a meeting set for 6 p.m. Jan. 28 in the community room at the Pea Ridge Fire Department.

Susan Anglin, justice of the peace for District 9, will meet with interested parties at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 30 at the Centerton Fire Department.

Mike McKenzie, justice of the peace for District 1, will host a meeting at 7 p.m. Feb. 3 at the Beaver Lake Fire Department’s Beaver Shores office.

Source: Staff Report

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