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EMS report given at commission

Meeting took place at South Point High School

SOUTH POINT — Lawrence County EMS Fiscal Administrator Lori Morris gave a report at the county commission meeting Tuesday evening at South Point High School.

In August of this year, LCEMS made 924 runs, which was down a little from August of 2017.

From the beginning of the year through Aug. 31, EMS has made a total of 8,048 runs. In August this year, EMS also handled 39 overdoses, which Morris said was up slightly from August 2017.

The commission meeting took place at South Point High School following a short meeting of the county’s Township Trustee Association, which also provided a BBQ pulled pork dinner for guests of the meeting. Several officeholders and those running for office in this fall’s general election were in attendance, and provided prizes which were then raffled off to guests.

In other action, the commission:

• Received and filed the Dog Warden Report dated Aug. 11, 2018.

• Approved two floodplain permit renewals.

• Approved two transfer funds.

• Approved and signed the CO14V County/Township Resurfacing Bid Recommendation for the Shelly Company in the amount of $795,120, as requested by Lawrence County Engineer Patrick Leighty.

• Approved and signed the CO13V/Village Resurfacing Bid Recommendation for the Shelly Company in the amount of $388,143.15, as requested by Lawrence County Engineer Patrick Leighty.

• Approved and commission president signed the Direct Grant Standard Assurances, requested by Brian Crosier, Stantec airport engineer.

• Received and filed the correspondence from the Lawrence County Prosecutor’s Office regarding a summary of all convictions between July 2017 through July 2018 in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court, Lawrence County Municipal Court and Ironton Municipal Court.

• Received and filed the July and August 2018 monthly Lawrence County EMS reports, as requested by Lori Morris, EMS fiscal administrator.

• Approved the resignations of Wade Napier and Donald Canterbury from Lawrence County EMS, effective Sept. 1, 2018, as requested by Mac Yates, EMS operations administrator.