Cities, county dispute over 911 dispatch
Dispute centers over spending money to keep dispatch centers local or move to a regional system
By Scott Taylor
The Sun Journal
LEWISTON, Maine — The Twin Cities will take their arguments to have regional emergency communications centered around their L-A 911 Dispatch Center to the Androscoggin County Budget Committee.
Lewiston City Administrator Ed Barrett and interim Auburn City Manager Don Gerrish drafted a letter to the Budget Committee urging them to reconsider the County Commission's May 23 decision to keep dispatch in-house and to spend $350,000 for capital upgrades to the system.
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