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Mount Pleasant trustees are expected to approve Monday two ambulance remounts that were approved as part of the 2014 budget.

The remounts are part of an ambulance replacement plan that started with the purchase of a new unit last year. Both remounts will replace 2005 models that have proven problematic for South Shore Fire Department almost since the day they arrived. The new unit replaced a 1998 model.

A remount takes an existing ambulance box – the large area in back where crews care for patients – and puts it on a new chassis with a new engine, wiring, etc. The new ambulance was designed to be remounted multiple times if necessary.

There are a total of six ambulances in the SSFD fleet, and if all goes according to the plan Chief Robert Stedman presented to the boards in both Mount Pleasant and Sturtevant, the remaining rigs – a pair of 2001 models – will be replaced in 2015 and 2106 with new units that can also be remounted several times.

Costs for each remount in 2014 were estimated last year to be about $109,000.

The Mount Pleasant Village Board meets at 6:30 Monday at Village Hall, 8811 Campus Drive. Call 9262) 664-7800.

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