During its regular meeting Tuesday, the Pettis County Ambulance District Board of Directors is now considering purchasing a new ambulance and putting two older ambulances into a spare rotation.
PCAD Administrator Mike Gardner spoke to the board about the need for a new ambulance. This is a planned purchase, he said, and he wanted to get the board’s opinion on switching to a new company to build the vehicle. PCAD has bought all seven of its current ambulances from Osage Ambulances, out of Linn, Mo.,
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The Pettis County Ambulance District Board of Directors approved a measure that would pay for an additional telecommunications dispatcher at the Sedalia Police Department. The board approved the expense during its regular meeting Tuesday after a request was made from the SPD last month.
SPD Chief John Degonia spoke during the PCAD meeting about the need for two more dispatchers – one paid for by the city and the other paid for by PCAD.
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The Pettis County Ambulance District Board of Directors discussed its proposed 2017 budget during its regular meeting Tuesday. PCAD Administrator Mike Gardner told the board 2016 was a good year for the district, noting the opening of Station 2 in east Pettis County and the district taking over Windsor Ambulance District services. PCAD has already made more than 6,000 calls for service this year and another 800 in Windsor.
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The Pettis County Ambulance District Board of Directors will invite the public to an open house of its newest station, Station 2, on Saturday, December 10. Station 2, located at TT Highway and U.S. 50 Highway, officially opened for operations in late October to serve east Pettis County.
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The Pettis County Ambulance District’s first satellite station – Station 2 located at TT Highway and US 50 Highway – is nearing completion and scheduled to begin operations sometime next month.
The PCAD Board of Directors met at the new station for their regular meeting Tuesday to tour the building and discuss final touches.
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