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The DeWitt County Ambulance Advisory Committee will be down one member moving forward.

Clinton Fire Chief Shawn Milton has stepped down from his role on the committee because of the conflict of interest with the Clinton Fire Department seeking to be the provider of ambulance services for portions of DeWitt County.

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Chief Milton received a letter from DeWitt County State's Attorney Dick Koritz's office asking him to resign from his post on the committee, which Milton says he planned on doing if the opportunity arose allowing the department to make a bid at the ambulance service.

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Chief Milton stepped down Wednesday afternoon as the fire department prepares a proposal to bring before the Clinton City Council, in hopes of gaining their approval to put get the proposal in by the 2 pm Monday deadline.

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