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By Andi Bourne
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Seeley ambulance rates nearly doubled to fund more services

Seeley Lake Fire Board

 

March 24, 2022

Andi Bourne, Pathfinder

Charles "Chuck" Isaacson was welcomed as the newest volunteer firefighter at the pinning ceremony during the Board meeting March 15. He is retired law enforcement and it has been a lifelong dream to join a volunteer fire department. Michelle Baker, Captain John Baker's wife, assisted with his badge as Chief Dave Lane looks on.

SEELEY LAKE – The Seeley Lake Fire Board voted March 15 to increase the base rates for ambulance service from $600 - $750 to $1,177 - $1,339 depending on the level of care. With this adjustment in rates, the board also approved Fire Chief Dave Lane to increase the base pay he is offering for the paramedic/firefighter position outreach from $40,000 to $50,000. The board also heard comments from the public regarding unprofessional conduct and a request to develop a strategic plan.

Ambulance Rates

Lane reported that since the Seeley Lake Ambulance Service started in 1984 the rates have not...



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