Atchison County is looking into upgrading their dispatch systems.
County Commissioners and stakeholders in joint communications met with GeoComm this week to discuss new technologies to meet emergency needs more efficiently.
County Commissioner Jeff Schuele explains.
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Schuele said Commissioners asked GeoComm to return in the future with a proposal that would include GPS location on all emergency and first responder vehicles.
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He says the cost could be in the neighborhood of 50 thousand dollars.
Commissioners also took their meeting on the road, to view McPherson Road near Cummings, which could see improvements to handle trucks for a proposed rock quarry in that area.
They also viewed a fracture critical bridge on 258th Road South of U-S 59, as well as River Road.
Commissioners didn’t meet this (Wednesday) morning as they are attending (attended) the annual Kansas County Commissioner Association meeting in Lawrence.