Authorized expenditures from the Emergency Communications Account by the 9-1-1 jurisdiction for the operation of the primary PSAP are:
E9-1-1 telephone line charges;
Components of the emergency communications system used in processing emergency calls;
Uninterrupted Power Supply
TDD / TTY Communications Capability
Instant Call-back Recorder
ALI Database Services
Combined telephone headset/handset to answer both 9-1-1 calls and non-emergency calls from the CPE
Automatic Call Distributor
Transfer and relay telephone line charges to secondary PSAPs;
Emergency Communications System maintenance include:
Remedial maintenance necessary to return all CPE to proper operating condition as described in manufacturers specifications. Remedial maintenance must be provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including Providers holidays, on a call-out basis.
Anti-virus software and any updates (hot fix/patches) to hardware and software to keep the CPE fully operational.
Parts, as needed, to maintain hardware and software.
Receive only pagers if this is the primary means of notifying responders of an emergency call for service;
Training expenses for telecommunicator training provided by the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training;
Logging recording equipment used to record emergency calls, date and time of the call, and notice to responding agencies of emergency calls for service;
Public education regarding 9-1-1 use and availability;
Computer data links to responding agencies if this is the means used to notify responding agencies of emergency calls for service;
Base rate charges for ten-digit emergency and non-emergency primary PSAP reporting numbers;
Emergency Notification System;
Radio base stations necessary to notify responders of an emergency call for service;
Computer aided dispatch systems that handle emergency call processing and notification of responding agencies of emergency calls for service;
Telephone and radio equipment;
Administration and overhead (rent, utilities, and maintenance) of a multi-use primary PSAP that includes dispatching of public safety services;
Backup power systems (generators) set for powering the primary PSAP during long term power outages;
Alternate primary PSAP sites and circuit routing when used for disaster recovery;
Planning and development costs for the 9-1-1 Jurisdiction Plan
Transmit and receive pagers, portable or mobile radios and repeater stations when used as primary means of notice to responding agencies of an emergency call for service; and
Any other item not covered by ORS 104-080-0195 that is necessary to provide emergency communication services in the primary PSAP service area. The 9-1-1 jurisdiction will provide all supporting documentation that describes why the products or services benefit the primary PSAP and the community served. Prior written approval by the Office is required.
Except for the costs of transfer and relay telephone line charges to the secondary PSAP as set forth above, a 9-1-1 jurisdiction is not eligible to receive funding for the operation of a secondary PSAP from this account.