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Section A: General News


Plan for countywide EMS hits bump


Plan for countywide EMS hits bump
Connally CEO Brian Burnside


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Wilson County News
September 28, 2016
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A plan for countywide emergency medical service coverage under the direction of Connally Memorial Medical Center in Floresville hit some turbulence recently with the resignation of the hospital board’s finance chair James Freasier, over a proposal for a 2017 tax rate increase intended to fund the transition. . . .

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Reader   
Floresville, TX  
October 13 at 10:59am
 
Franklin I don't know where you are getting your information but the hospitals that are mentioning are in very large cities and the lets take for instance UH in San Antonio yes they do have an EMS within there hospital but you... More ›

 
Franklin  
Floresville  
October 13 at 8:22am
 
And to prove my point. Right now. This Very minute.. If someone has a heart attack in down town La Vernia right now, they will not get the same level of care as someone whom has a heart attack on FM 775 & Hwy 181 or down... More ›

 
Franklin  
Floresville  
October 13 at 8:16am
 
Um Wrong.. You know whom has the largest voice in Bexar County over the County EMS Contract. University Hospital. They are the ones whom ultimately got Bexar County to decide not to contract with AMR and go with Acadian. They... More ›

 
Reader   
Floresville, TX  
October 13 at 7:27am
 
Franklin when those hospitals raise their hospital district taxes it's for the indigent cost. They are not misusing the taxes to go create something. What CMMC is wanting to do with the increase is want to reinvent the wheel.

 
Franklin  
Floresville  
October 12 at 11:16am
 
I agree. A recall election should be done. For the EMS ESD's. Then you wont be charged the ESD taxes. And just FYI, the State of Texas gave the right to collect and raise taxes to a Hospital District. Its the same thing University... More ›

 
Reader   
Floresville, TX  
October 10 at 4:03pm
 
Citizens of Wilson County sign the tax rate rollback petition!

 
Reader   
Floresville, TX  
October 4 at 3:27pm
 
A recall election should happen what gives the hospital board the right to raise our taxes without the consent of the tax payers. Also, when your in a rush to start something that has the potential to crash in burn faster.... More ›

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