County, city officials to meet, discuss dispatch services

     The ongoing saga of the fate of four city-employed emergency dispatchers continues this week when officials and attorneys from both the City of Hampton and Franklin County are scheduled to meet to try to hash out their differences.

     Representatives from the Franklin County Board of Supervisors, the Hampton City Council, and the county Emergency Management Commission were scheduled to meet with attorneys for all parties at 7 p.m. on Aug. 6 in the Law Enforcment Center conference room to discuss the issue of dispatchers.

     Hampton City Manager Ron Dunt said city officials wanted the meeting in order to "expedite the process" and bring clarity to the issue with everyone's attorneys being present to help solve the dispute.

Read the full article in the Aug. 7 edition of the Hampton Chronicle.


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