The $808,400 will be used to purchase communications equipment for a digital communication system that will allow for shared public safety-related communications between the five Tri-Valley cities in Alameda and Contra Costa counties: Danville, San Ramon, Dublin, Livermore and Pleasanton. The proposed system would also allow for communication with emergency service personnel in San Francisco and Oakland.
"We're very appreciative that McNerney has been able to secure federal funding to continue to the build out of the system in the Tri-Valley," said Bill McCammon, the East Bay Regional Communications System's interim executive director.
The Tri-Valley sector is part of a larger East Bay network, which itself is part of a much larger network that encompasses the entire Bay Area.
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