|Published: 10:08 AM, 09/18/2012
||Last updated: 10:15 AM, 09/18/2012
Author: Rick Hooper
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
NEWPORT-First Call Ambulance is reportedly negotiating
the purchase of Allied EMS, according to Cocke County Mayor Vaughn Moore.
During his report to the Cocke County Legislative Body
Monday evening, Moore said he was contacted by First Call about a month ago to
inquire if Allied's contract with the county, which was approved in June, could
"I talked with the county attorney (Carter Moore) and he
said it could be," said the Mayor.
"We met last week and had a conference call today. This
needs to be approved by the CLB. Mr. (Mike) Ross (president of First Call) will
be here about 30 minutes before our next CLB meeting in October."
Vaughn Moore also said he would like to call a meeting of
the Public Safety Committee for 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 1 to discuss the situation.
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