AMR appeals city decision to deny its protest of ambulance bids

Colorado Springs Independent:The ordeal of selecting an emergency ambulance provider has taken on a life of its own, with the latest volley from American Medical Response noting, “as the saying goes, there may be something rotten in Denmark,” a play on the chosen contractor, Danish firm, Falck Ambulance.

In a Sept. 13 letter to Mayor John Suthers, Greenwood Village-based AMR appeals the city procurement department’s protest. That protest objected to the city’s selection of Falck with which to negotiate a five-year contract that begins in January.

Read the background on this complicated process here.

AMR, which has provided emergency ambulance service here for decades, says one basis of its appeal stems from the procurement department’s denial of request for proposal records AMR sought after Falck was chosen.

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