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County cuts Rescue Squad funding by $9,200
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Warren County Rescue Squad’s funding request has been cut by $9,200 in an effort to provide additional funding for county volunteer fire departments, while Heritage Alliance’s request has been cut by $500 to increase the fair’s donation.Those decisions were made Thursday by the county Budget and Finance Committee as part of the review process to establish the county’s budget for fiscal year 2017-18. Rescue Squad’s proposed budget of $29,200 included a purchase of new equipment for $9,200. The department’s budget request was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee, but came back under review after a decision was made to double the allocation to seven volunteer fire departments from $3,000 to $6,000.