City approves ordinance to help fund E911 consulting services

Paducah leaders approved an ordinance to provide funding for consulting services for the Paducah-McCracken County Emergency Communications Center during Tuesday’s city commission meeting.

Commissioners agreed to provide $126,086 to hire Virginia-based Federal Engineering Inc. The work is contingent upon joint funding with McCracken County. The total cost is $252,172. 

The Paducah-McCracken County E-911 Board voted to hire Federal Engineering on Oct. 28. Services the company would provide include planning, design, and implementation assistance for the replacement of the radio, telephony, and computer-aided dispatch system at the local center. 

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