A project of Friends of Lost River Valley
Here is a LINK to the Moorefield Examiner story covering the meeting last week.
UPDATE AFTER LAST WEEKS COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING:
At their meeting this morning, the Hardy County Commissioners voted to impose a $10 per month ambulance fee and to purchase the building in Baker at the meeting this morning. This should alleviate any crisis in providing emergency medical services to the county. (Special thanks to all that attended the meeting and to Dan Mahoney for updating us.)
If you want more background on emergency services in Hardy County read the original post below that contains lots of background links.
If you are concerned about emergency medical services in the Lost River Valley it is imperative that you attend the Hardy County Commission meeting this Friday, August 2nd at 9am the Hardy County Courthouse in Moorefield at 204 Washington Street. The future of our emergency services will be discussed. The outcome of this meetings will effect every one of us in the Lost River Valley and all are urged to attend if possible.
Last Tuesday the Hardy County Commissioners put forth a motion to eliminate the ambulance authority they just created, not adopt the ambulance fees they just proposed and to revoke their commitment to buy the Mathias-Baker fire house in Baker, which they bid on and won at auction. The motion was objected to and the elimination of the ambulance authority was removed. The other two proposals passed. So where does that leave us and what does all this mean?
To deal with the impending disaster of not having EMS/ambulance services on the east side of Hardy County the County Commissioners voted to establish an ambulance authority. The ambulance authority has been diligently working over the past three months to create solutions to the problems they have been charged with solving.