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Record No: CB 119879    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 119879
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 9/21/2020
Ordinance No: Ord 126174
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the operation and maintenance of a new regional 800 MHz emergency public safety radio communication system; authorizing the Chief Technology Officer of the Seattle Information Technology Department to execute for and on behalf of The City of Seattle an interlocal agreement between The City of Seattle, King County, and the Cities of Auburn, Bellevue, Federal Way, Issaquah, Kent, Kirkland, Mercer Island, Redmond, Renton, and Tukwila for the purpose of creating a non-profit corporation, as provided under RCW 39.34.030, to own, operate, and maintain the regional emergency radio communication system that is being installed and developed under a separate interlocal agreement authorized by Ordinance 124685.
Sponsors: Lisa Herbold
Attachments: 1. Att 1 – Emergency Radio Network Operator Interlocal Cooperation Agreement
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Presentation, 3. Central Staff Memo (added; 9/13/20), 4. Signed Ordinance 126174
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to the operation and maintenance of a new regional 800 MHz emergency public safety radio communication system; authorizing the Chief Technology Officer of the Seattle Information Technology Department to execute for and on behalf of The City of Seattle an interlocal agreement between The City of Seattle, King County, and the Cities of Auburn, Bellevue, Federal Way, Issaquah, Kent, Kirkland, Mercer Island, Redmond, Renton, and Tukwila for the purpose of creating a non-profit corporation, as provided under RCW 39.34.030, to own, operate, and maintain the regional emergency radio communication system that is being installed and developed under a separate interlocal agreement authorized by Ordinance 124685.
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WHEREAS, The City of Seattle owns, operates, and maintains its existing emergency radio communication system in cooperation with other jurisdictions within King County under the Emergency Radio Communication System Interlocal Cooperation Agreement authorized by Ordinance 116797; and
WHEREAS, the existing countywide radio system is more than 20 years old and unsupported by the supplier of the system's equipment, software, and repairs; and
WHEREAS, elected officials and representatives from The City of Seattle, King County, and the Cities of Auburn, Bellevue, Federal Way, Issaquah, Kent, Kirkland, Mercer Island, Redmond, Renton, and Tukwila (the "Parties") have been working collaboratively since 2012 to procure and implement a new emergency radio communication system, referred to as the "Puget Sound Emergency Radio Network System" or "PSERN System;" and
WHEREAS, the Parties entered into the Puget Sound Emergency Radio Network Implementation Period Interlocal Cooperation Agreement, authorized by Ordinance 124685, that designates King County as the lead agency for planning, financing, procuring, and implementing the PSERN System and establishes a Joint Board ...

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