What is your stance on making EMS an essential service in Kossuth County? Vote through Feb. 3. Mon, 01/27/2020 - 10:32am admin1 Choices We should continue the way it is and let the existing services and communities figure out ways to fund their own programs. We should have an election of the people to determine whether it should be an essential service, and not do anything before that The county board of supervisors should declare it an essential service and find ways to fund it from existing jurisdictions. The county board of supervisors should declare it an essential service and figure out a way to tax for it. The county board of supervisors should first lobby the Legislature before making any decisions.