Murray Co. to proceed with its own plans
WORTHINGTON — With just four entities left at the table on Friday, the 20-month study on joint dispatch operations for law enforcement in southwest Minnesota has officially fizzled.
Tentative scenario would give member counties three votes each
SLAYTON — With one dissenting vote, Murray County commissioners approved a suggested interim agreement Tuesday morning for formation of a regional dispatch center, but not without a significant change — their version of the agreement would give each member county three votes, but the city of Worthington would not be afforded the same voice.
New proposal for Slayton location brought forward
WORTHINGTON — In a last-ditch effort to secure the location for a proposed regional dispatch center in Slayton, Murray County representatives offered plans during a meeting Monday afternoon for a revamped PSAP (public safety answering point) in their current law enforcement center (LEC).
Two options set out for bid; construction possible by mid-March SLAYTON — In a move that may be a case of “too little, too late,” Murray County commissioners approved a motion Friday morning to spend up to $39,500 to update engineering plans for construction and remodeling of their law enforcement center (LEC).
Worthington agreed upon for regional facility
WORTHINGTON — Representatives from Rock, Nobles and Murray Counties gathered Wednesday morning to hammer out some decisions regarding a regional dispatch center, agreeing on a site and a method of governance for a regional Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP).
LAKE WILSON — Representatives from Rock, Nobles and Murray counties toured the Schwan’s Call Center in Lake Wilson Thursday morning as part of continuing discussion about combining county emergency dispatch operations into one central location.
Six southwest Minnesota counties would have services combined into one center
SLAYTON — Each of six counties in southwest Minnesota was given a deadline Friday regarding whether they want to bow out of the picture or pursue an idea that could theoretically save money and improve quality of service.
Proposed effort involves six of region's counties
SLAYTON — Five of the six counties taking part in a study to examine the feasibility of joint dispatch gathered in Slayton Friday morning for an update from Paul Linee, lead consultant for GeoComm.
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