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Talks Continue Between EMS and The County

May 29th, 2024 by WCBC Radio

Both Allegany County and Emergency Services say talks continue to find ways of shaving $2 million dollars off the county EMS budget in 2025. 

Emergency Services Director Jim Pyles and County Commission President,  Dave Caporale, appeared on WCBC’s Dave Norman show last week and it appeared a deal had been struck but the win was short-lived once the numbers were crunched. 

Steve Corioni, President of IAFF 1715 that represents EMS employees, tells WCBC the union is waiting on information from the county to execute a vote which could happen in a week…

County Administrator Jason Bennett says the county is putting together information the union needs to make a decision…