Two Jefferson County Ambulance Districts are trying to pass bond issues again

(Jefferson County) After both issues failed in the April election ballot, both the North Jefferson County Ambulance District and Big River Ambulance District are again placing Proposition Safety on the election ballot in August. North Jefferson County Ambulance District Chief Jamie Quinn says it’s a bond issue to provide additional funding for infrastructure improvements and their two stations and update equipment…

The North Jefferson County Ambulance District covers the northern portion of the Highway 30 corridor, with station houses in High Ridge and Fenton. Proposition Safety in the district will need a 4/7 majority to pass or 57 percent of the vote.

The Big River Ambulance District also has Proposition Safety on the August ballot. Those that live within the district will decide the fate of the bond issue which will provide additional funding for needed improvements. Big River Chief Scott Fisher says much of their equipment needs to be replaced and upgraded…

Big River Ambulance serves the areas of Cedar Hill, Dittmer, Grubville, House Springs, and other areas of western Jefferson County. Big River Ambulance Proposition Safety will need a 4/7 majority to pass or 57 percent of the vote.