Hardy County

Emergency Ambulance Authority


Email: HCEAA@HardyCounty.com

The Hardy County Emergency Ambulance Authority created by the Hardy County Commission is a 15 member Board of Directors created by WV Code  § 7-15 et seq. to provide Emergency Ambulance Service to Hardy County, West Virginia.

West Virginia Code § 7-15

Meet the Board

Emergency Ambulance Authority Board of Directors

The Ambulance Authority Board of Directors consists of people with a wide knowledge of finance, business management, and emergency services. Their primary concern is the expeditious and effective delivery of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) to the citizens of Hardy County. 

Paul Lewis, President                                        Moorefield

Tim Ramsey, Treasurer                                     Lost River                                

Harold K. Michael, Commissioner Rep             Moorefield

Doug Coffman, Secretary                                  Baker

Ron Crites                                                          Moorefield

Tim Thorne                                                        Moorefield

Fran Welton                                                       Moorefield


HCEAA Bylaws

Revised HCEAA Bylaws 2015

Revised HCEAA Bylaws 2018


Print Emergency Ambulance Service Fee Exoneration Form HERE.

Please send printed forms to HCEAA P.O. Box 671 Moorefield WV 26836


Please contact the Hardy County Emergency Ambulance Authority for a meeting schedule. You may contact the President, Paul Lewis, by calling Office of Emergency Management at 304.530.0291. The meetings are open to the public and you must contact the President three days prior to the meeting to be placed on the agenda.

HCEAA July 2020 Agenda

HCEAA June 2020 Agenda 

HCEAA May 2020 Agenda Minutes

HCEAA April 2020 

HCEAA March 2020 Agenda Minutes

HCEAA February 2020 Agenda Minutes

HCEAA January 15, 2020, 6:30pm at Baker- Agenda  Minutes

HCEAA November 2019 Agenda Minutes

HCEAA October 2019 Agenda Minutes

HCEAA September 2019 Agenda Minutes

HCEAA August 2019 No meeting

HCEAA July 2019 Minutes Agenda

HCEAA June 2019 Agenda, Minutes

HCEAA May 2019 Agenda, Minutes

HCEAA April 2019 Agenda, Minutes

HCEAA March 2019 Agenda, Minutes

HCEAA February 2019 Agenda, Minutes

HCEAA January 2019 Agenda, Minutes

HCEAA December 2018 Minutes

HCEAA FY 2017-2018 Minutes

HCEAA FY 2016-2017 Minutes 

HCEAA FY 2015-2016 Minutes

HCEAA FY 2014-2015 Minutes

HCEAA FY 2013-2014 Minutes



October - December 2019 Financials

September 2019 Financials

March 2019 Financials

February 2019 Financials

January 2019 Financials

December 2018 Financials

October 2018 Financials

September 2018 Financials

August 2018 Financials

July 2018 Financials

June 2018 Financials

February 2018 - May 2018 Financials

January 2018 Financials

November 2017 Financials

September 2017- Financials ~~ October 2017 Financials

FY 2016-2017 HCEAA Financial Report

FY 2015-2016 HCEAA Audit Report

FY 2016-2017 Ambulance Fee Financial Report

Helpful Information


The Hardy County Emergency Ambulance Authority (HCEAA) is currently located in Baker, WV which is an excellent central location for Hardy County.  Baker is 16 miles from Moorefield, 14 miles from Mathias, and 9 miles from Wardensville. 

Presently, an EMS provider is available 24  hours/ 7 days to all of the major areas of Hardy County in a reasonable amount of time. 

The emergency service building is equipped to be a fully functioning EMS Station, capable of housing multiple EMS vehicles as well as personnel.  It is also capable of serving as a training facility.  The building has also served many other purposes to the community in addition to providing a polling place during elections. 

The building is currently owned by the Hardy County Commission and leased to the Hardy County Emergency Ambulance Authority. 


Ambulance Fee

The Hardy County Commission passed an ordinance which concerns the imposition and collection of a Special Emergency Ambulance Service Fee, and is adopted under the authority of Chapter 7, Article 15, Section 17 of the West Virginia Code.

This ordinance is enacted for the purpose of establishing and maintaining an adequate emergency ambulance system within the geographic boundaries of Hardy County, West Virginia.  An adequate emergency ambulance system is necessary to promote the health and welfare of the citizens of Hardy County.  Emergency ambulance service is a public purpose and a responsibility of government for which public money may be spent.

At present, this fee is a uniform fee charged to each living unit and business to which ambulance service is made available.

All revenues received in accordance with this ordinance shall be deposited into a special fund to be known as the Special Emergency Ambulance Service Fee.  These funds shall be used to pay reasonable and necessary expenses actually incurred including personnel, building maintenance, equipment purchase and repair used in providing emergency ambulance service to residents of the county and others that might require such services.  Such funds may be used to pay for, in whole or in part, the establishment, maintenance and operation of the authority.  Funds not expended in a given Fiscal year will be maintained in the above Fund and may be used in subsequent Fiscal years as necessary.


The Hardy County Emergency Ambulance Authority currently owns 3 Ambulances and two Chase Unit. One ambulance was fully funded and one partially with grant funds from the Rural HealthCare Authority. The Ambulances and Chase units are currently in operation and providing EMS in Hardy County West Virginia. The Ambulance Authority currently leases a Rescue Squad Building in Baker West Virginia.



Public Notice


The Hardy County Ambulance Authority is seeking employment applications for the following position: FULL TIME/ PART TIME EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICAN. Must have a current WV EMS Certification.

Applications are available below. Print and mail the completed application to P.O. Box 671, Moorefield, WV 26836. Attention: Derek Alt.  Job posting is a continuous application collection. The Hardy County Emergency Ambulance Authority is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer.

Employment Applications 

Application for Support Employees

Application for Medical Providers