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Moorcroft considers EMT future

A "KARE" contract is an agreement between an ambulance service, including EMTs and other emergency medical personnel, and an entity such as, in this instance, the Town of Moorcroft for financial compensation. Brad and Lexi McKee introduced the possibility of this type of agreement to Moorcroft's council at last Wednesday's meeting.

This contract can be modified to the degree necessary for both parties to an extent, but the overall picture includes changing the volunteer position into that of an employee, increasing the cost to the municipality of payroll packs, insurance, workman's comp, unemp...