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Ohio Township May Contract Out EMS

Sycamore, Ohio — Trustees announced a request for proposals to contract out for fire and EMS, stating the cause as a loss of state money to support the services. Sycamore township will lose an estimated $3.6 million in annual revenue. The board is exploring other revenue generating or cost-cutting strategies as well. The Sycamore fire department is currently operating at a $1.5 million deficit and has just reported being dangerously understaffed.