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File #: CM 20-334   
Type: Committee Memo Status: Approved for Consent
File created: 11/13/2020 In control: Committee of the Whole - Public Safety
On agenda: 11/17/2020 Final action:
Title: Amendment of Lease Agreement between NORCOM and the City of Redmond
Attachments: 1. Committee Memo, 2. Attachment A: Proposed NORCOM Lease Amendment
TO: Committee of the Whole - Public Safety
FROM: Mayor Angela Birney
DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR CONTACT(S):
Police
Chief Darrell Lowe
425-556-2529

DEPARTMENT STAFF:
Police
Sheryl Mullen
Support Services Manager


TITLE:
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Amendment of Lease Agreement between NORCOM and the City of Redmond


OVERVIEW STATEMENT:
recommendation
NORCOM is a regional 911 center providing emergency call receiving and dispatch services for 6 police departments and 14 fire agencies including Redmond Fire Department. NORCOM currently leases space at the Redmond Public Safety building and needs a larger space. The police department has available space and this amendment updates the location, square footage, contact information, and cost.
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? Additional Background Information/Description of Proposal Attached


REQUESTED ACTION:

? Receive Information ? Provide Direction ? Approve


REQUEST RATIONALE:

* Relevant Plans/Policies:
N/A
* Required:
N/A
* Council Request:
N/A
* Other Key Facts:
NORCOM is one of twelve 911 emergency 911 communications centers in King County. NORCOM provides emergency call taking and dispatch services to Redmond Fire. As a regional partner, Redmond has leased space to NORCOM for housing its backup center. Should something occur preventing NORCOM from operating in its normal location (Bellevue City Hall), they are able to relocate personnel to their space in the Redmond Public Safety building and maintain continuity of operations. The current space is 380 square feet and houses 12 call taking and dispatch workstations. The space is inadequate for their needs especially given the new PSERN radio equipment that will need to be installed in backup positions. Redmond Police has identified another room that will almost triple the existing square footage and provide better space for equipment and personnel. NORCOM will pay for any costs necessary to provide needed connectivity to the space for their operation. The amendment to the lease updates th...

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