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Quorum Court, Cities Should Use Their Heads

Posted: July 23, 2014 at 3:33 p.m.

Since 2009 Benton County Justices of Peace have struggled with ambulance service. Expect to pay over $1 million to cities in the future. Per The Morning News, ambulance charge for city folks is $500. County residents pay $250 more. If five miles outside city limits, the additional mileage is 10 miles. Do they realize that is $1,500 per hour at 60 mph? Your recent editorial implied county residents were paupers. They pay the same sales tax as I do in Rogers!!! At these rates, 75 hours would pay for a new ambulance!

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