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County set to take dispatch

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The Washington County Board gave Sheriff Steve Pott the green light last week to hire five full-time dispatchers and a public safety answering point coordinator.

The dispatchers will take care of the 15 percent increase in calls expected when the Cottage Grove dispatch center closes and the duties are transferred to Washington County.

It's proposed that the five new positions with the county will be filled by displaced Cottage Grove dispatchers.

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Judy Spooner is the longest-serving staff writer at the South Washington County Bulletin. Spooner, who covers education and features in addition to writing a weekly column, has been with the newspaper for over 30 years.
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