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ESD No. 2, Eagle Creek ink contract




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November 7, 2012 | 1,167 views | 1 comment

As of Nov. 1, Eagle Creek Volunteer Emergency Services is the emergency medical services provider for Wilson County Emergency Services District (ESD) No. 2, following the final approval of their contract. The ESD board granted approval at its Oct. 29 meeting, while Eagle Creek’s board ratified the document Oct. 31, said the ESD’s treasurer, Bill Kenney.

The contract is in effect until Sept. 30, 2014, and it can be terminated in writing with 90 days’ notice. For provision of emergency medical services to the district’s coverage area, the ESD will pay Eagle Creek a fixed annual price of $104,191.10. The payments will be made in equal monthly installments.

An unsigned copy of the contract is available at www.wilsoncountynews.com.

Prior to its approval of the contract, the board selected board member Greg Burkett as an alternate signatory for the document. This is because the board, on Oct. 22, received a resignation letter from its president, Keith Wildes.

In his letter -- which was addressed to Wilson County Pct. 4 Commissioner Larry Wiley -- Wildes indicated that his resignation was effective immediately.

“I am grateful for having had the opportunity to serve the community for the past 21 months, and I offer my best wishes for its continued success,” wrote Wildes, who did not indicate a reason for his decision.

Wildes is the second board member to tender a resignation this year. In August, former Vice President Sarah Gella resigned. She was replaced Oct. 1 by Royal Munro.

***In attendance: ESD board members Bob Gadd, Bill Kenney, and Greg Burkett; attorney Louis T. Rosenberg; and Eagle Creek Volunteer Emergency Services Fire Chief Jackie Komives, EMS Director Tricia Olson, and Ginny Beauman.
 

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