Project 5: Public Safety Communication Improvements

Initial Project Statement

Funds for the improvements to the public safety communication systems will provide capital improvements to the communication systems used primarily by the Police Department, Fire Department, and the Sheriff’s Office, and may include communication equipment and computer-based communication control systems that support emergency communications (9-1-1 emergency communication) for the general public and operations of other departments. Examples of eligible sub-projects for funding include improvements to the 800 MHz radio system, replacement of the E-9-1-1 phone system, and upgrade of Police Communications Center computer / support equipment.

Original Budget

  • SPLOST 2011 Budget: $11,000,000
  • Estimated Annual Operating Impact: $126,000

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