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Dunwoody and DeKalb County are hashing out a preliminary agreement that would keep 911 in the hands of the county
- Peter Cox
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
The city of Dunwoody is looking for an answer on 911. After nearly a year of discussion, the city seems to be on track to hammer out a deal with DeKalb County, but no deal has been reached yet. Monday night, the city council was given an update on negotiations. The county, which currently provides the city with emergency call services, would dedicate one dispatcher and one radio channel to Dunwoody, according to Councilman Danny Ross. The county sent the city an initial draft of a possible agreement last week, and the city, which will make a few changes to the document, will be sending a new draft back to the county today, Ross said. The city had been considering partnering with a few neighboring cities, including Sandy Springs, and going …
Talks about 911 options continue, Comp Plan and CVB budget to be addressed
- Peter Cox
Monday, November 22, 2010
Dunwoody's ongoing 911 debate will get an update tonight. The council will resume talks tonight about the city's 911 service plans at the regular council meeting at 7 p.m. at City Hall. The council has been mulling over its options for emergency calls in the city, trying to decide whether to stay with DeKalb County's 911 services or to subscribe a 911 services with neighboring cities. The council was given a cost comparison between the two options at the Nov. 8 meeting, and was deferred that discussion to tonight's meeting. Also on the agenda, the city will: See full agenda here.