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York City Council Update June 16, 2017

YORK, Neb. – The York City Council met Thursday evening for their regularly scheduled meeting. A few items that appeared on the agenda include:

  • The York City Council heard the first reading of a resolution to adjust the ambulance rates at Thursday evening’s meeting.

The last change in ambulance fees dates back to April 1, 2009 and consists of rates for residents and non-resident. Right now, A Basic Life Support transfer can range anywhere from $300 to $640 depending on severity and services of the ambulance.

York Fire Chief Michael Llyod, is proposing a 50% increase on services plus an automatic 3% annual increase. The issue will have a second reading on July 6, 2017 and could experience changes to original proposal.

 

  • York’s long awaited “quiet zone”, looks to have gotten stuck at a crossing when it comes to the agreement between the City of York and Burlington Northern Santa Fe.

At last night’s York City Council meeting, City Attorney Charles Campbell, read over the agreement.

The City will now make revisions to the agreement and present them to BNSF.

 

  • The Knights of Columbus were approved by the council to sell alcoholic beverages on the York County Fairgrounds on August 4 and August 5, 2017 in connection with the York County Fair.
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