County gets emergency communications money

Goshen /
08 Jan 2020 | 01:22

Orange County is getting $822,055 for expanding and maintaining its emergency communications radio system, said emergency services commissioner Brendan Casey. The county's new CORE Net system includes 14 tower sites and new radio equipment for all law enforcement, fire, and EMS personnel. The county will use about $500 thousand for yearly tower leases and high speed fiber costs to support the system. The the Statewide Interoperable Communications Grant is administered by the NYS Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services.