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Counties get grants for 9-1-1 service

Jan 02, 2016 12:02 am
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced $10 million in Public Safety Answering Points operations grants throughout New York, with local counties each getting around $150,000 to improve 9-1-1 emergency response and dispatching. “In an emergency, every second counts,” Governor Cuomo said. “With these investments we’re helping to ensure our first responders have resources they need and access to the most-up-to-date technology available in order to better respond to New Yorkers in their moment of need.” Locally, here are the totals:
Albany $233,382
Columbia $160,509
Delaware $154,732
Dutchess $165,211
Greene $151,052
Rensselaer $177,913
Schoharie $149,001
Ulster $154,511