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Kewanee City Councilman Mike Yaklich took time during Council Communications on Monday night to raise further questions regarding the contract between the City of Kewanee and the Village Neponset to provide ambulance service.... 

Councilman Yaklich stated that members of the City Council looked at the contract between Kewanee and Neponset for the first time last week and by his math, the residents of Neponset are paying less per household for EMT service, approximately $85.00 per household by Mr Yaklich's estimation while the per household cost for service in Kewanee is $250.00 per household... 

Mayor Gary Moore meanwhile, took issue with Councilman Yaklich's cost estimates, raising the question of the per call cost which the Mayor indicated would change how the numbers are perceived... 

Mayor Gary Moore will be our guest on People to People at 9:10 Am to address the issue further.