On Tuesday, April 14, 2020, the Blaine County Board of Commissioners signed a proclamation recognizing the Blaine County Emergency Communications Center team as first responders and the supporting the 911 Supporting Accurate Views of Emergency Services (SAVES) Act. This follows a growing movement where several states and agencies have begun recognizing telecommunicators and dispatchers as first responders. Following the proclamation signing, the Board took further recognition of this vital team of employees by adjusting the wages and schedule of the first responders as well…

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