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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 can only receive one award.

Please feel free to pass this information on to any individual who may be interested.

Thanks you.

Kathy Becker, Senior Director

Email: [email protected]

K911 Training and Communications Coordinator

K911 Liaison II

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 and he seemed to be very comfortable with the new system and installation.

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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 be bringing five 9-1-1 centers onto the hosted call handling solution by September with three of them in the next 35 days.

These 12 hour days are busy to say the least.

 

 

Thin Gold Line

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 immediate relief during an emergency.

Kansas 911 is celebrating the second full week of April (April 12-18, 2020) as National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. This week, sponsored by the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International, National Emergency Number Association (NENA), and the Kansas 911 Coordinating Council and celebrated annually, honors the thousands of men and women who respond to emergency calls, dispatch emergency professionals and equipment, and render lifesaving assistance to the citizens of Kansas. We are enlisting your support in the form of a Proclamation to honor these men and women in our area for the work that they do every day to protect the citizens in the State of Kansas (Fire, EMS, Law and Health Care Professionals).

The importance of recognizing and celebrating the hard work of these dedicated professionals at every level is immeasurable. We are confident you will stand behind the commitment and devotion these men and women provide to ensure the safety and security of the State of Kansas citizens. I have enclosed a proposed message for your signature.

Thank you for your attention to this matter and I look forward to your reply.

Respectfully,

Angela Murphy, President KS Chapter of APCO

Don Gruver, President, KS Chapter of NENA

Dick Heitschmidt, Chairman, KS 911 Coordinating Council

Das gefährliche Coronavirus bedroht die Menschheit

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

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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

 

Webinar Replay

Join us on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at noon for one hour for a web conference featuring Kelly Chess from Jefferson County who will present on First Party Suicidal Callers, “Let’s Talk About It”.

The web conference will be recorded and posted to the website for review if you are unable to attend.

Dial-in number (US): (701) 801-1211
Access code: 912-550-374#

Join the online meeting: https://join.startmeeting.com/fullcouncil

Webinar is now available at this link: https://youtu.be/9nIa1RgOoR4

 

Webinar Replay

Join us on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at noon for one hour for a web conference featuring Emily Papa from Dickinson County who will present on Writing and Maintaining Policy for the Communications Center.

The web conference will be recorded and posted to the website for review if you are unable to attend.

Dial-in number (US): (701) 801-1211
Access code: 912-550-374#

Join the online meeting: https://join.startmeeting.com/fullcouncil

Webinar is now available at this link:  https://youtu.be/uv-BAtaONuQ

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]