Sedgwick County will pay just less than $900 to an auditing firm that looked into a discrepancy involving salaries for EMS workers at the request of two commissioners.
Commissioners Kelly Parks and Karl Peterjohn requested that Allen, Gibbs & Houlik review a mix-up involving paramedics’ salaries. The commission did not vote to go ahead with the review.
Peterjohn said in July that he thought the problem – involving the way paramedics’ hours were calculated – carried a big enough price tag to justify a closer look.
He stood by that decision this week and stressed that he didn’t realize the county would incur an additional cost outside its contract with the firm.
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Read more about the issue in Tuesday’s Eagle.