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Director Brian Hitchcock

Lake officials open E-911 bids

CROWN POINT | There was no shortage this week of companies competing for contracts to build Lake County's E-911 public safety communications system.

July 09, 2014 5:38 pm

E-911 proponents racing to beat the clock, doubters

CROWN POINT | Lake County officials are preparing an unprecedented spending and construction blitz to build a countywide E-911 network in the next 10 months.

March 02, 2014 12:00 am

County details how Motorola won E-911 contract

CROWN POINT | Lake County officials have released a report detailing why they chose Motorola Solutions, of Schaumburg, to provide $13 million in E-911 radio gear even though it wasn't the lowest apparent bidder.

February 23, 2014 8:00 pm
MARC CHASE: Doing right apparently pays off in E-911 consolidation

MARC CHASE: Doing right apparently pays off in E-911 consolidation

Who knew doing the right thing actually pays off? It happened in Lake County this week to the tune of about $1.3 million in taxpayer savings, according to government estimates.

February 20, 2014 12:00 am

Lake commissioners give Motorola $13M E-911 contract

CROWN POINT | Lake County Commissioners voted Wednesday to borrow up to $21 million to build an E-911 countywide network and to give most of it to Motorola Solutions Inc. of Schaumburg.

February 19, 2014 4:45 pm

Crown Point, Lake Station mayors provide backup for E-911 merger

The Crown Point and and Lake Station mayors are joining the call to merge E-911 services into a single Lake County network.

November 27, 2013 4:25 pm

E-911 director hits redial on request for $75,000 deputy

CROWN POINT | Lake County E-911 Executive Director Brian Hitchcock is making a second attempt to get the Lake County Council to hire a $75,000 assistant.

October 03, 2013 6:00 pm
MARC CHASE: E-911 consolidation is good government gone bad

MARC CHASE: E-911 consolidation is good government gone bad

If you're having trouble following the process Lake County government and law enforcement officials are using to consolidate emergency 911 dispatches into one central facility, you might find this checklist helpful:

August 15, 2013 12:00 am
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