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9-1-1 Funding becomes issue for Iroquois County >

Iroquois County finances will be an issue again as budget preparations continue for Fiscal year '14. Budget negotiations over the last two- three weeks created a wish-list for department heads. Now, the process begins to make it all work.

One of the stumbling blocks will be finding monies available should emergency communications monies go dry.

County Board Chairman Rod Copas and Watseka Mayor Bob Harwood have talked, The two governmental leaders will explore possible solutions, should the 9-1-1 Board and the Emergency Telephone Services Board (ETSB) run out of money.

The county the city would be burdened with the funding issue should the allotted monies run out.

Copas said the time to act is now, to make sure a workable plan is in place.

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