Raymond E. Graham, Chairman, Cedar Run District                September 16, 2002

Department, Organization                                                     Board of Supervisors

or Person Making Request                                                            Meeting Date

Anthony I. Hooper, Assistant County Administrator

Staff Lead & Department

Topic                        Public Safety Radio System Project

Since the last Board of Supervisors meeting, Motorola has completed the Contract Design Review.  Staff and our consultants have reviewed the report and following the work session, without objection, staff will approve the Design Review.  This approval will result in the first significant payment to Motorola under the contract terms.  The recommendation of the consultant is attached.

The staff will also provide a further update on the status of negotiations to acquire access to towers that will be consistent with the Motorola plan and guarantee 95% coverage.

Requested Action of the Board of Supervisors

No action is required.

Financial Impacts Analysis

Funds have been provided for the Motorola contract.

Identify Any Other Departments, Organizations or Individuals That Would be Affected by This Request

Sheriff’s Office

Fire and Rescue

County Attorney

Attachment:  Consultant recommendation