The Journal | Top Stories | Photo Collections | News | Subscriptions | Contact Us
Marion Co. Paramedics to get
raise in starting pay soon
Other County Commission News: Water Bill Complaint; Dump Issues; Engineering Decision, and more

From the July 17, 2019 issue of The Journal
By Richard Harris
   The Marion County Commission approved a pay raise for the Emergency Medical Service (EMS) paramedics, fielded a complaint from a water customer, discussed possible changes at the "dump", approved an alcohol license, voted to use a new engineer for upcoming road projects, voted to put up sign honoring the late Roosevelt Jackson, and discussed other issues.
   Paramedic Pay & EMS Topics: At the request of EMS Director Matt McPhail, the commissioners approved an increase in the starting pay for paramedics. McPhail presented a report that showed Marion County had the second lowest ... The rest of the story.