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Emergency Management Remains Top Priority In Streamlining Of City & County Operations

March 18th, 2019 by WCBC Radio

As Allegany County and the city of Cumberland begin talks of streamlining operations to create a more efficient delivery of government services- Emergency Management remains as the top of the list of priorities.  Allegany County Finance Director Jason Bennett said this week that EMS is a rapidly growing cost to the county- pointing out that for years there was near zero expense- and last year that skyrocketed to $2.8 million.  The county was forced to take over the struggling Frostburg EMS operation in 2017- and many of the counties’s other 26 volunteer fire companies are struggling as well…


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