Tag Archives: Jasper County EMS

AFTER 2 MONTHS OF BUDGET DISCUSSIONS, CRAIG SALMON THROWS A MONKEY WRENCH IN THE PROCESS

SALMON WANTED TO ADD $200,000 OR MORE TO THE BUDGET FIGURE RIGHT BEFORE THE VOTE  May 28, 2017  Interrupting a motion to accept the $10,041,274 FY18 budget, Commissioner Salmon sidetracks the board with what he suggests is a “dangerous question.”  … Continue reading

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ANYONE NEED AN AMBULANCE?

  May 14, 2017 Obviously taxpayers in Jasper County are not excited about seeing county employees buying lottery tickets or going to Walmart while on the county time clock.  We received this picture earlier today. Today, Mother’s Day, 12:30PM, Covington, … Continue reading

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RONNIE FRANKLIN (FORMER JASPER COUNTY PARAMEDIC) FILES FEDERAL LAWSUIT AGAINST JASPER COUNTY BOC

February 2, 2017 How ironic!  Karen Degges, who now has a suit against Jasper County, fired Ronnie Franklin, long time Jasper County Paramedic, July 31,  2014.  After filing his case with EEOC, Mr. Franklin was recently given the “right to … Continue reading

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SOME COLD HARD FACTS ABOUT JASPER COUNTY EMS

September 13, 2016 With EMS Operations and Billing Services on the agenda last night, there was much anticipation as to what the BOC had decided to do about privatizing EMS.   Comm. Trammell stated, “We all looked at restructuring and … Continue reading

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EMS DISCUSSION–SPECIAL CALLED MEETING

August 25, 2016 Remember the ad looking for a Fire/EMS Director?  Applications are due September 1, but the BOC has called a Special Called Meeting–Work Session for Monday night, August 29 at 6:00PM to discuss EMS.   TWG

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THE BUDGET MEETING LAST NIGHT CONFIRMED YOU WILL GET A TAX INCREASE

May 19, 2016 Despite “talk” and “bluster” from some of the commissioners, it seemed obvious that the mil rate will not be rolled back to 16.0 and will be much closer to what it is now.  With higher values, this … Continue reading

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WHY I RESIGNED FROM EMS –A LETTER FROM JAMES GREGORY

April 19,2016 To: Jasper Co. Commissioners From: James Gregory Ref: Mike Benton and Jarrett Slocumb First of all I appreciate the opportunity to work for Jasper County EMS. It is so important for rural counties to have a very good … Continue reading

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