§ 77-14. Enforcement.
The Henderson County Office of Emergency Medical Services shall be the enforcing agency for the
regulations contained in this Chapter. Such office will:
Receive all franchise proposals from potential providers.
Study each proposal for conformance with this Chapter.
Recommend to the Board of Commissioners whether or not to award the franchise to the
Inspect the premises, vehicles, equipment and personnel of franchisees to assure
compliance with this Chapter and perform any other inspections that may be required.
Recommend the temporary or permanent suspension of a franchise in the event of
noncompliance with the franchise terms of this Chapter.
Recommend the imposition of misdemeanor or civil penalties.
Ensure by cooperative agreement with other ambulance services the continued service in
a district where an ambulance service franchise has been suspended.
Bi-annually or as requested receive reports from ambulance services and consolidate the
same into a summary for review by the Board of Commissioners upon request.
Receive complaints from the public, other enforcing agencies and ambulance services
regarding franchise infractions, review the complaint and recommend actions to the
Board of Commissioners.
Recommend improvements to the County which will ensure better medical
Maintain all records required by this chapter and other applicable County regulations.