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First step in merging 911 centers approved

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The Pierce County Finance and Personnel Committee took a first step Monday into possibly changing one of the essential functions of county services.


The committee approved a resolution authorizing a feasibility study to consolidate St. Croix and Pierce counties' 9-1-1 centers.

Committee Chairman Jeff Holst explained the study is needed to see if the two counties are compatible and to determine whether or not it is a cost saver for Pierce County.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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