chickasaw county ambulance council

For a moment Thursday night, it looked and felt like 2019 all over again. The scene? The Community Services Building in New Hampton. The meeting? The Chickasaw Council Ambulance Council. The atmosphere: Highly charged, at least at times. And when the council, made up of representatives of each of...
The meeting was shorter — by more than two hours — than last week, but when the Chickasaw County Ambulance Council adjourned Monday night, the result was the same: No agreement. Ambulance Council members voted unanimously to make a formal two-year contract offer to the Chickasaw Ambulance Service...
Before rumors, emotions, and exaggerations take over conversations I’d like to report the facts that have been discussed in open public meetings.The ambulance council rejected a contract bid Monday from the Chickasaw Ambulance and I would like to share some of the reasons for the no vote. So this...
The Chickasaw County Ambulance Council Monday night voted to reject a renegotiated contract with the Chickasaw Ambulance Council, leaving the future of ambulance service in the county in doubt.The vote came after passionate debate from those favoring approving the contract and sending it to the...
Members of the Chickasaw County Ambulance Council Tuesday night, after hearing about ways to fund the lone bid received from Chickasaw Ambulance Service, all favored in a voice vote forming a committee to negotiate with service owner Jeremy McGrath.The committee consists of Ambulance Council...
The Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors again discussed legal fees “with possible action” for the Chickasaw County Ambulance Council on Monday, but ultimately tabled the item until this coming Monday so that Ambulance Council Chairman and Supervisor Steve Geerts, who was unable to attend, could...
The Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors heard a recommendation to pay one-ninth of the attorney bill of the Chickasaw County Ambulance Council on Monday based on there being nine voting members of the council, from County Attorney Jennifer Schwickerath. No action was taken.*The board also heard...
New Hampton City Council voted Monday night to donate garage space to the ambulance service. It is not automatically required that cities include this in the request for proposals the Ambulance Council drafted which is due April 12.The Ambulance Council request for proposals states, under “Housing...
The Chickasaw County Ambulance Council put the finishing touches on a request for proposals (RFP) on Monday, and the attorney working for the council said Wednesday he has approved it, meaning the proposal was “on its way” to being made available on the county website.Before the RFP was completed,...
The Chickasaw County Ambulance Council continued to labor over revising a request for proposals (RFP) to seek its next ambulance service provider and did so without its attorney on Tuesday amid questions and answers with the public.The council will meet again next Monday and try to finish the RFP....

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