Information on Switch to Full-Time County EMS

This page is intended to provide the public with information about the Borough’s decision to move to full-time emergency medical coverage (EMS / First Aid). The documents and information provided below are provided in an effort to be completely transparent and to fully explain the Borough’s reasoning for this change.

 pdf_icon Statement from July 20, 2017 Meeting of Mayor and Council

This statement is intended to concisely and directly express the concerns and methodology of the governing body and Borough’s public safety professionals.

pdf_icon Analysis of Roselle Park First Aid Squad Performance for 2017

This analysis was conducting using cumulative monthly reports from Union County emergency medical dispatch, cross-referenced with the police computer aided dispatch (CAD) system.

pdf_iconRaw EMS Response Data: 2014 through 2016

This document includes total, historical response data compiled for the years 2014, 2015, and 2016 for the Roselle Park First Aid Squad compared to that of other agencies.

pdf_icon Resolution 216-17: Authorizing an Amended Shared Service Agreement with the County of Union for Full Time EMS Response

This document is the fully executed, certified Resolution adopted by the governing body enabling an agreement with the County of Union for full time EMS response services.

pdf_iconAugust 1, 2015 Shared Service Agreement with the County of Union for Daytime EMS Response

This document is the fully executed initial (2015) agreement with the County of Union for daytime EMS response services. Specifically, this agreement bound the County to provide primary basic life support services to the Borough during the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. All other times, including weekends, were the primary responsibility of the Roselle Park First Aid Squad.

 pdf_icon August 1, 2017 Amendment to Shared Service Agreement with the County of Union for EMS Response

This document is the fully executed amendment to the Shared Service Agreement with the County of Union emergency medical services authorized by the governing body on July 20, 2017.

pdf_iconRoselle Park First Aid Squad Active Ridership Totals: 2010-2017

These documents include the annual active ridership totals for the Roselle Park First Aid Squad from 2010 to 2017 as reported by Squad leadership for the purpose of insurance coverage provided by the Borough of Roselle Park. This also includes totals for non-riding Squad members over the same time period.

pdf_icon County of Union EMS Billing Information

This document is a letter from the Union County Public Safety Director that explains the billing practices of the County of Union as it pertains to emergency medical services. This document explicitly explains that neither the County, nor its billing contractor, bills or invoices residents of Union County (including Roselle Park) for ambulance services. The practice of “soft-billing” is carried out solely through residents’ insurance providers if applicable.

pdf_iconLetter of Support from Roselle Park Police Chief Paul W. Morrison

This document is a letter from Roselle Park Police Chief Paul W. Morrison supporting the decision to switch to full-time County EMS coverage.

 


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