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The Times website today is reporting that local officials, by a vote of nine-to-six, have chosen the Lake County Government Center as the place for their consolidated E-9-1-1 base. A city annex building in East Chicago was also under consideration, and was instead recommended as a secondary site. The single center will be serving seventeen cities and towns and unincorporated Lake County as the state requires every county to consolidate E-9-1-1 dispatch operations by the end of 2014 to no more than two or risk losing state funds. For more information from the Times online today, click here: http://www.nwitimes.com/news/local/lake/crown-point/lake-police-and-fire-chiefs-pick-crown-point-as-call/article_120660c4-2a66-5b5c-81f3-fc61d160beb8.html ]
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