County could realize savings with phone system upgrade
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[JAN. 6, 2007]
Logan County Building and Grounds Committee
members this week learned results of a study regarding possible
enhancements to the Logan County Courthouse and Lincoln/Logan County
Safety Complex phone systems, which includes the 911 dispatch and
communications room and Logan County Emergency Management Agency
Dewey Colter, Logan County coordinator, advised the committee
members that by using the fiber optics that run between the
facilities and getting system upgrades, an annual savings of $12,000
could be realized. The savings would be split between both
Upfront costs would be approximately $12,000. There may be grant
money available, and follow-up will continue in order to possibly
secure other funding.
The committee agreed to make the recommendation to the full
county board for consideration at the January meetings.
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According to Dan Fulscher, 911 and EMA director, their board will
consider the proposal at their next meeting and will likely give
favorable consideration to approving the upgrade also.
In other action, the committee gave approval to a contract with
Simplex for a fire and security alarm system to be installed at the
animal control facility. Installation costs of $2,015 and monthly
service fees of $52 are included.