Emergency Services Communications Center Advisory Board


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The Emergency Services Communication Center Advisory Board was established pursuant to KPB 2.60 to govern the emergecy services communiction system including providing long-range planning for 9-1-1 emergency services call taking system. The board may advise the borough assembly and administration regarding the infrastructure needs to efficently operate 9-1-1 emergency services call taking system. 


Membership on the board shall include representatives from the Central Emergency Service Area, the Nikiski Fire Service Area, the City of Homer Police Department, the City of Seward Police Department, the City of Kenai Police Department, the City of Soldotna Police Department, the Alaska State Troopers, and the borough's 9-1-1 dispatch center. The mayor shall appoint and the assembly shall confirm by motion or resolution individual appointments from the borough to this board, including those from the service areas and the 9-1-1 dispatch center. The mayor shall consider recommendations of the applicable service area boards when appointing representatives from service areas. City members shall be appointed by each city's appointing authority in accordance with the law and any applicable interagency agreement. The State of Alaska Department of Public Safety will designate the Alaska State Trooper representative on the board. One or more alternate members may also be appointed for each listed service area and agency in the same manner described above for each board member. The borough mayor, or a designee, may serve as an additional ex officio member and shall have the privilege of the floor but may only vote in order to break a tie.