Ambulance Service In Columbia

Ambulance Service In Columbia

Posted in the Columbia Forum

Bluffview Acres

Waterloo, IL

#1 Jul 12, 2012
Just read article in Waterloo paper indicating they want to cut costs and combine ambulance with Monroe County. What's happening in this City of Columbia, IL? We need to cut out the cost of having two men riding around in city trucks to do a job and put that saved money into a fund that will allow for a full time ambulance service in this town. Have you ever needed an ambulance and had to wait for Monroe Co. to get to Columbia? I have and it takes a good bit of time that the patient could already be in the hospital (St. Anthony's) and many times minutes make a BIG difference - matter of life or death. And what about these accidents on highways, need immediate treatment - can't be waiting for Waterloo to get here. PEOPLE IN COLUMBIA YOU NEED TO LET YOUR COUNCIL AND MEMBERS OF THE CITY BOARD WE DO NEED OUR OWN AMBULANCE SERVICE IN COLUMBIA. Cut the fat in some other areas, but not on something as important as this. Let's show up at City Hall at next meeting and let those people know how we feel. BE THERE - I WILL!!!!!!!!!!
Deep Pockets

United States

#2 Jul 12, 2012
First things first, we need to take a close look at the columbia fire department aka the hogs at the taxpayer trough, and I will be there to voice my opinion on this as well.
Uncle Rico

Waterloo, IL

#3 Jul 12, 2012
Should of let them develope the bottoms the city wuld hae alot more revenue so they wouldn't have to worry about these expenses.
Observer

Waterloo, IL

#4 Jul 12, 2012
Have not heard about this, bt I'm sure if they do they will station a ambulance in Columbia as well.
Sniffy

Waterloo, IL

#5 Jul 12, 2012
Deep Pockets wrote:
First things first, we need to take a close look at the columbia fire department aka the hogs at the taxpayer trough, and I will be there to voice my opinion on this as well.
Volunteer fire department, hogs at trough, that's a clown comment ,Bro.
Digby Dragon

Waterloo, IL

#6 Jul 12, 2012
Ditch the Columbia ambulance service and make the CVFD start responding to medical first responder calls. Lots of VFD's around the country provide this service.
Deep Pockets

United States

#7 Jul 12, 2012
Digby Dragon wrote:
Ditch the Columbia ambulance service and make the CVFD start responding to medical first responder calls. Lots of VFD's around the country provide this service.
good point, that would give the fireman one more sticker to put on there window, one more shirt in the closet, and one more reason to go racing down mainstreet with their blue light on to save a cat
Just Sayin

Dupo, IL

#8 Jul 12, 2012
Look at your tax bill people! The school district receives almost 75% of your entire bill! There is no "fat" with CVFD.......But I think it's about time people start questioning the school board and the foolish spending that has been going on there for some time. It can be traced back while Bill Phelps was president!
Hike

Waterloo, IL

#9 Jul 13, 2012
With his great leadership and experience and love of TIF , I fully expect he will soon be on the city board . Vote the way I tell you.
Pulitzer

Saint Louis, MO

#10 Jul 13, 2012
Hike wrote:
With his great leadership and experience and love of TIF , I fully expect he will soon be on the city board . Vote the way I tell you.
Bill Phelps another school board pres who broke the law, by impersonating the superintendent to keep those great baseball athletes names out of the paper. Was there at the school board meeting when he was asked in public to resign from the board. He'll be great on the city council, fit right in!

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#11 Jul 25, 2012
Bluffview Acres wrote:
Just read article in Waterloo paper indicating they want to cut costs and combine ambulance with Monroe County. What's happening in this City of Columbia, IL? We need to cut out the cost of having two men riding around in city trucks to do a job and put that saved money into a fund that will allow for a full time ambulance service in this town. Have you ever needed an ambulance and had to wait for Monroe Co. to get to Columbia? I have and it takes a good bit of time that the patient could already be in the hospital (St. Anthony's) and many times minutes make a BIG difference - matter of life or death. And what about these accidents on highways, need immediate treatment - can't be waiting for Waterloo to get here. PEOPLE IN COLUMBIA YOU NEED TO LET YOUR COUNCIL AND MEMBERS OF THE CITY BOARD WE DO NEED OUR OWN AMBULANCE SERVICE IN COLUMBIA. Cut the fat in some other areas, but not on something as important as this. Let's show up at City Hall at next meeting and let those people know how we feel. BE THERE - I WILL!!!!!!!!!!
I believe that when the services combine that Monroe County will Place an ambulance in our precious little town. So when you choke on a donut Bluffview they will be right by you to help you.
Umm

United States

#12 Jul 28, 2012
yes monroe county will place ONE ambulance in town. And what if a tornado hits columbia and waterloo? if monroe county is in charge where do you think that ONE ambulance would be responding!
Oxymoron

Waterloo, IL

#13 Jul 28, 2012
How about an earth quake, a shooter, plane crash, war, or poison gas, my point being if you want to sell insurance, j sell the fear. Taxes will double soon enough to bail out the pension fiasco in Illinois. Smell what I am saying?

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#14 Aug 8, 2012
Umm wrote:
yes monroe county will place ONE ambulance in town. And what if a tornado hits columbia and waterloo? if monroe county is in charge where do you think that ONE ambulance would be responding!
Brilliant Response, UMM. You all are prob gonna die! God Damn Genius you are!
sniffy

Waterloo, IL

#15 Sep 16, 2012
congrats Shannon, tims reward is served
may tim speak

Waterloo, IL

#16 Sep 17, 2012
i want a union fire district with union emt, pay your taxes and i will protect you. and don't forget my pension. volunteers are all drunks and degenerates; the mayor agrees.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Columbia Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
Long ago in Dupo 9 hr Mike 7
Room for rent at 457 Godin 10 hr Trucker 1
Open Challenge at 457 Godin 10 hr Take out the trash 5
whos the best and the worst teacher at bluffview (Oct '09) 10 hr Trucker 40
Friday night Showdown on Godin 12 hr Tired of Richard... 12
New Recliner 14 hr Tired of Richard... 9
Rent a room at 457 Godin 15 hr Tired of Richard... 5

Columbia Jobs

More from around the web

Personal Finance

Columbia Mortgages