The Board of Public Works made the decision after the ambulance board was unable to make a recommendation.
The county’s plan calls for emergency dispatch operations to feed emergency information county residents who have supplied either a phone number or e-mail.
A summer study committee has been charged with clarifying the roles of cities and counties regarding 911 dispatch services.
A bill in an Indiana conference committee would raise fees on calls made to 911 from cell phones and land lines.
A new 911 dispatch program not only pulls up the caller’s address, but whether anyone in the household has a special need.
Jim Connor has created a 14-foot palm tree made of more than 250 Indiana license plates and four geode coconuts.
The 9/11 commission said the U.S. is safer since 2001, but old and new issues still need to be addressed.
Eventually the beam will become part of a permanent memorial at McDowell Switchyard dedicated to recognizing public safety officers across the country.
Indianapolis dedicated its 9/11 memorial Sunday near the canal in downtown.
Children who were just born around the time of 9/11 explain what they know and believe about September 11 and the events that followed.