HERNANDO, Miss. (AP) - The DeSoto District Emergency 911 Commission has approved a budget for fiscal 2013 beginning Monday that will spend an expected $3.9 million.
The Commercial Appeal reports (http://bit.ly/OtdmSX ) the commission plans to hoard some funds for state-mandated radio system replacement in three years that's expected to cost from $5 million to $8 million.
The 911 district operates four cell relay towers across the county as well as five dispatch centers, one each to serve Southaven, Olive Branch, Horn Lake and Hernando, and another to service unincorporated areas including Walls.
Debby Dunnaway, 911 district director, says plans call for the replacement of dual systems and support elements at each center.
Information from: The Commercial Appeal, http://www.commercialappeal.com
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