All County Objectives

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NextGen Radio

By June 2025, Information Services will partner with Santa Cruz Regional 9-1-1, all fire agencies, four cities, and other first responder agencies to build a digital radio system that improves communication, especially in rural areas.

Key Steps

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Develop a Request for Proposal for NextGen radio system using consulting services and working with regional partners. Determine governance and financial plan for NextGen regional system. Implement Next Gen radio system including site enhancements and replacement of network backbone (Microwave). Test and improve Next Gen radio system in emergency response and recovery scenarios with regional partners.
Original End Date:
6/30/2025 Install next generation radio system 30%