2018-02-15 / Local & State

911 Radio Project Nears Completion

By Cassidy Pittman
STAFF REPORT

Commissioners Pete Lynch, Stuart Ulsh, and Rodney Mc- Cray met at their weekly meeting on Feb. 13 to discuss county recycling, Community Development Block Grants, (CDBG), and the 911 Radio Project.

Jeff MacAlarney of Compros Inc., Sid McConahy of Mission Critical Partners Inc., and Emergency Management Agency Director Ruth Strait spoke with commissioners regarding the 911 Radio Project. MacAlarney and McConahy explained the extensive process of configuring all tower sites and console coordination for the new project. At this time Compros Inc. is in the process of upgrading tower sites and consoles. With weather permitting the cutover for the radios will take place the second week of March. Training and pager testing will be conducted prior to going live. Commissioner Lynch will be receiving daily updates on the progress going forward.

In other news, commissioners met with recycling coordinator Greg Reineke to approve an electronic recycling event that will be held at the end of March. The exact time and place will be released at a later date.

CDBG Administrator Karen McFadden met with commissioners to discuss grant matters. Lastly, the commissioners moved to endorse the Request for Release of Funds for Cloverleaf Court, sign the Hazardous Material Emergency Response Report Certification, and approved the contractor’s application for payment number two dated Feb. 13 in the amount of $7,836.52 to Antares Site Work LLC.

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