Officials from the towns of Unicoi and Erwin met with the Unicoi County Ambulance Committee Monday in the first of a series of specially called meetings to expedite the creation of a new locally controlled ambulance service.
The Unicoi County Commission will conduct a specially called meeting to decide if the county’s request for ambulance service contract proposals should be put back out for bid.
Unicoi County resident Johnny Day has vowed to take legal action if necessary to stop finalization of county’s pending contract with MedicOne Medical Response in order to allow time for county commissioners to examine contract bidding procedures he said “did not get the job done.”
Unicoi County officials are negotiating a new three-year contract with MedicOne Medical Services and simultaneously preparing to a new request for contract proposals if needed.
ERWIN - The Unicoi County Commission Monday tabled pending action on a long-running series of violations of its ambulance service contract with MedicOne Medical Response Services in light of a series of actions taken over the past two weeks to meet the terms of the contract.