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Mono County Awards Federal Engineering a Contract to Assess Regional Dispatch Center

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Mono County Awards Federal Engineering a Contract to Assess Regional Dispatch Center

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA, August 3, 2020 — Mono County, Inyo County, the City of Bishop, and Town of Mammoth Lakes (the Agencies) in California have awarded Federal Engineering, Inc. (FE) a contract to provide expert consulting services for a regional dispatch center feasibility study and implementation plan.

Mr. Nate Greenberg, Mono County Director of Information Technology stated: “FE has completed multiple projects in California including a public safety mobile radio project for our County. They understand the distinctive conditions of our operational landscape, political influence, and geographical terrain. We are counting on FE to draw upon their California experiences as well as projects across the nation to help the Agencies develop a regional dispatch solution to meet our objectives and guide stakeholders forward.”

Mr. Rajit Jhaver, FE Director, said: “Federal Engineering is uniquely positioned to assist the Agencies in achieving improved levels of service, collaborative technological and communications solutions, and ultimately, cost efficiencies. Over the past 37 years, FE has become the firm numerous jurisdictions rely upon for public safety consulting. We have built an excellent reputation in both PSAP and radio system consulting, and have helped hundreds of towns, cities, counties, and state agencies on PSAP consolidations, operational improvements, emergency response technology upgrades, and other related initiatives.”

Mr. Jhaver continued: “Collectively, the Agencies are served by three separate PSAPs operated by Mono County Sheriff, Inyo County Sheriff, and the City of Bishop Police Department. FE will conduct a study to help them better understand the opportunities and constraints associated with implementing a regional dispatch solution, as well as key steps that need to be taken to move forward. We will assess how service delivery can be improved to first responders in the field and the public as well as how to maximize cost efficiencies and resource sharing in these rural, sparsely populated regions.”

Federal Engineering is a leading, nationwide firm providing analysis, design, procurement, and implementation support for NG911, PSAPs, ECCs, and EOCs. These services complement FE’s wide range of consulting services in public safety and public service communications involving traditional VHF, UHF, 700 MHz, 800 MHz, 900 MHz, and 4.9GHz mobile radio systems as well as LTE. FE’s cybersecurity practice helps our clients defend against today’s complex and ever-changing threat landscape. FE also serves as trusted advisors to assist clients understand emerging services such as FirstNet and the impacts on their current and future plans. Since 1983, FE has completed thousands of communications projects for 46 state governments, as well as numerous local and federal government clients.

In addition to its public sector work, Federal Engineering provides design and implementation support services for voice, data, and video networks used in the transportation, utilities, aerospace, finance, education, publishing, and computer services industries. FE’s certified independence ensures that clients receive objective, unbiased consulting services that are not influenced by any particular technology, product, vendor, or approach.


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