Entries by Lori Alexander

RFP’s Open

As the Local Collection Point Administrator (LCPA) for the Kansas 911 Coordinating Council (“Council”), Mainstream Nonprofit Solutions, Inc. is issuing this RFP for the procurement of an Kansas 911 Communication and Training Coordinator and an additional Kansas 911 Liaison.  The two RFPs are attached. While an individual may submit proposals for both RFPs, an individual […]

Graham County Live on the Statewide Call Handling System

We cut Graham County 911 Live 7/15/2020. Per Terry McLarty’s spreadsheet they are the 102nd site cut live, less Yoder, AMR, Salina-Shawnee-Sedgwick backups that puts them at the 97th PSAP that went live. Michele Carpenter is the 911 lead supervisor in the attached photo, she was great to work with. Cole Presley is the Sheriff […]

Kansas NG911 i3 – RapidDeploy – SMS Updates

This last week was a busy one for the team.  11 sites cut live with i3 and 7 sites cut live with RapidDeploy Radius Plus. This summer is looking to be even busier with the continuation of updates to i3 and the new map with Radius Plus for the remaining sites.  In addition, we will […]

National Public Safety Telecommunicator Week

Across the nation in times of intense personal crisis and community-wide disasters, the first access point for those seeking all classes of emergency services is 9-1-1. The 1200 Kansas Emergency Telecommunicators staffing local and county emergency communications centers that receive these calls have emerged as the first and single point of contact for persons seeking […]

COVID-19 Resource Web Page for Kansas PSAPs

Kansas PSAPs can find resources on COVID-19 located on one web page on the Kansas 911 Coordinating Council’s website. Use this resource to find sample documents, situational awareness maps, news-stories, webinars and many website resources. Locate the web page at COVID-19 PSAP Resources

Coming Soon! All New Knowledge Center

The Kansas 911 Knowledge Center is moving to a new platform April 1st, 2020 You will have limited functionality with the current Knowledge Center from 3/1/2020 to 3/31/2020. See the links below for additional information. LEARN Coming Soon All Users LEARN Admins  

Admin Day 2020 – Save the Date

Admin Day 2020 will be held in Salina at the Hilton Garden Inn, 3320 South 9th, Salina, Kansas on November 5th, 2020.  More information will be posted as we firm up the schedule.   If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact me. Lori Alexander [email protected]

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Kansas 911 Goes to Washington

Josh Michaelis, Operations Committee Chair for the Kansas 911 Coordinating Council spent a week in Washington, D.C. attending numerous events.  While in Washington, D.C. Josh had the opportunity to speak with Ajit Pai, FCC Chairman on topics involving NG911.