How We See It: Quorum Court Will Try Again To Find Ambulance Dollars

Posted: July 20, 2014 at 1:30 a.m.

Benton County's Quorum Court will make yet another run at raising new money to help pay for ambulance services in rural, unincorporated areas. At a meeting Thursday, justices of the peace intend to choose from two options to refer to voters: a 0.2-mill increase for all property owners in Benton County, including cities; or an annual $40-per-household fee for unincorporated areas.

Rural Benton County residents will find out soon how the Quorum Court hopes to help pay for their ambulance service. It’s no surprise that city dwellers will still expected to foot part of the bill.

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