The Crown Point and and Lake Station mayors are joining the call to merge E-911 services into a single Lake County network.
ST. JOHN | Lake County officials say they have dumped their entire sugar canister into the latest E-911 proposed interlocal agreement to overcome city and town officials skeptical about the public cost of merging their police and fire communications into one network.
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials sat down Friday afternoon and cut $1.2 million out of the proposed countywide E-911 budget next year.
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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.
CROWN POINT | A consolidated Lake County E-911 network promises state-of-the-art radio equipment allowing instantaneous communication among the county's different public safety agencies.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council deferred action Tuesday on a request by Lake County E-911 Executive Director Brian Hitchcock to hire an assistant.
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ST. JOHN | Town officials who are tired of delays and wary of the proposed cost of a consolidated E-911 service want to split the county into two service areas comprising the busiest cities and towns and the more quiet suburbs.
ST. JOHN | St. John officials fear they are going to be overcharged for their participation in a consolidated E-911 network.
CROWN POINT | Lake County's cities and towns will have to ante up more than $6.6 million annually to operate a consolidated E-911 service, county officials confirmed Wednesday.
CROWN POINT | The compensation package of the new Lake County E-911 director could get a little sweeter this week.
CROWN POINT | Lake County's emergency management director wants to know if she's in or out of the county's new, consolidated E-911 network.
CROWN POINT | Lake County's new E-911 director said he won't jeopardize public safety when staffing reductions must be made among the county's police and fire radio dispatchers.
CROWN POINT | Brian Hitchcock said he sees his new job as Lake County's executive E-911 director as the principal cheerleader for consolidation.
CROWN POINT | Lake County's new director for E-911 services is scheduled to begin making the executive calls Monday.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council gave final approval Tuesday to create a Lake County Public Safety Communications Department that will operate the future combined E-911 center.
CROWN POINT | Lake County commissioners are formalizing employment of the new E-911 director, but delaying hiring a technology consultant for purchasing new communications infrastructure.
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials are prepared to pay Lake County's new E-911 director $112,000 annually for the next three years to steer consolidation of emergency police and fire communications.
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials are debating whether they have time to shop for the lowest price on what could be one of the largest electronics purchases in county government history.
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