Reno to move emergency dispatch center

(Reno-AP) -- Reno's emergency dispatch operations center is
being moved from the basement of the Reno Fire Department to a new
facility near the Regional Public Safety Training Center.
The city council today approved spending 224-thousand dollars to
finance the move.
The communications center houses the area's 9-1-1 telephone
system and radio dispatches for area law enforcement and other
emergency responders.
Communications managers are targeting the week of July 7th for
the move. If that's not possible, they say the move will be delayed
until late September, when the area's special events season is
Managers add that a backup system will be available to handle
emergency dispatches in the event problems arise during

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