RACINE – The Boone County Ambulance Authority (BCAA) Board of Directors met for their monthly meeting on Thursday, March 16 at 6 p.m.
Boone County Ambulance Authority Director Bryan Justice went through the February call volume with the board members.
The Madison/Danville area 911 call totals for February were 234. The busiest time frame for 911 calls in this area was from 8 p.m. – midnight.
The Racine area 911 call totals for February were 80. The busiest time frame for 911 calls in this area was from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.
The Spruce River call totals for February were 18. The calls were spread out throughout all time frames in this area.
The Van area call totals for February were 55. The busiest time frame for 911 calls in this area was from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.
The total overall calls including 911 and transport calls were 716 for the BCAA.
The board also discussed the budget and finance report at Thursday’s meeting. At this time the BCAA is $381,000 ahead of what they were from last year at this time.
The BCAA also has $100, 000 more in levy funds now than what they had this time last year.
The fuel cost was also down from last year. The BCAA saw a $54,000 decrease. Two reasons for this are trucks were taken off the road and the cost of diesel has dropped during this time frame.
A motion was made to pay the BCAA bills and it was approved by all board members.
The board also made a motion to go into executive session after all other BCAA business was taken care of for the evening.
Heather Kinder is a reporter for the Coal Valley News. She can be contacted at 304-307-3104, [email protected] or on Twitter @CVN_hkinder.