Thousands could be invested in a state of the art regional 911 system.
It's up for discussion at tonight's county council meeting.
The Erie County 911 Center is hoping that county council will allow the county to join Northern Tier A Regional 911 calling network.
This is a move that supporters say could save the state 1.8 million dollars, and the county 358-thousand dollars, and make for easier communication between dispatchers.
County council is expected to vote tonight on an ordinance that would set aside more than 73 thousand dollars.
The money will buy equipment for dispatching centers that are not part of Erie County's 911 Center in Summit Township, helping Millcreek Police, PA State Police, and emergency responders in eastern Erie County to tie into the system.
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