Kentucky 911 Services Board Announces Emergency Call Center Grants for 2018 Grant Cycle

​John Holiday, Kentucky 911 Service Board Chair and Executive Director of the Kentucky Office of Homeland Security, announced the grants awarded for the board’s 2018 grant cycle. The following agencies in the Pennyrile area were chosen for funding: City of Marion $70,000 (dispatch phone system); Pennyrile Emergency Assistance Board (Caldwell County) $63,000 (replacement of 911 phone system); and Muhlenberg County Fiscal Court $3,900 (integrated protocol software). The 911 Services Board provides direct grants or matching money to: establish and improve E911 services in the Commonwealth; provide incentives to create more efficient delivery of E911 services by local governments; and to improve 911 infrastructure by wireless carriers. A complete list of grant recipients can be viewed on the Kentucky 911 Service Board web page:  Congratulations to all our worthy recipients in the Pennyrile area!

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