- Associated Press - Tuesday, December 9, 2014

HERNANDO, Miss. (AP) - DeSoto Emergency 911 District Commission officials say about $7.5 million in general obligation bonds toward a new 911 system for DeSoto County is expected to be in hand early next year.

James Powell, 911 district deputy director, tells The Commercial Appeal (https://bit.ly/1vIC4lP ) the replacement, expected to be complete by fall 2015, is timely for a radio system dating back to 1991, ancient by digital telecommunications standards.

At their Dec. 1 meeting, the DeSoto Board of Supervisors gave final approval for issuance of up to $7.5 million in general obligation bonds as part of the funding structure for the new radio system from Motorola. The total price tag is about $9.2 million.


Information from: The Commercial Appeal, https://www.commercialappeal.com

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