On Monday, March 11, there will be two opportunities for public input regarding ambulance service in Hudson. At 4 p.m. the ad-hoc committee will meet. This committee is comprised of the full Hudson Common Council plus representatives from the municipal partners who contract with the city for ambulance service. At 7 p.m., the council will have its regular meeting and there will be another opportunity for public input. Both meetings will be in the Council Chambers at City Hall and all are welcome to attend and give input.
As chair of the EMS Ad-hoc Committee that was formed by the city council last year, I would like to clarify a statement made by the mayor at the recent debate. In contrast to what was stated, there has been an active and focused EMS Ad-hoc Committee whose charter is to, "develop recommendations regarding moving St. Croix EMS (SCEMS) toward financial and operational stability while maintaining a community-based service model."