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File #: 2022-2067   
Type: Consent Calendar Item
Body: City Council
On agenda: 6/21/2022
Title: Recommendation to Authorize the Interim City Manager to Execute an Agreement, Substantially in the Form of the Attached Agreement, with the Alameda County Fire Department Regarding the Regional Emergency Communication Center and Fire Dispatch and Radio Services. (Fire 10032200)
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - Agreement, 2. Exhibit 2 - Final Budget
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Recommendation to Authorize the Interim City Manager to Execute an Agreement, Substantially in the Form of the Attached Agreement, with the Alameda County Fire Department Regarding the Regional Emergency Communication Center and Fire Dispatch and Radio Services. (Fire 10032200)

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To: Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The City of Alameda (City) Fire Department has received dispatch services from Alameda County Regional Emergency Communications Center (ACRECC) since 2002. Initially with an informal memorandum of understanding and in 2012, ACRECC formalized the services provided to Alameda County jurisdictions, to include the City of Alameda Fire Department. Service have since continued to been provided from ACRECC.

The current agreement expires June 30, 2022, which necessitates a new five (5) year agreement. The agreement will provide for essential dispatch and radio services, which will continue to provide for the deployment and coordination of emergency resources in the City.

Staff recommends that City Council authorize the Interim City Manager to Execute an Agreement with the Alameda County Fire Department Regarding the Regional Emergency Communication Center Fire Dispatch and Radio Services with a total not to exceed amount of $2,100,000.

BACKGROUND

The Alameda County Regional Emergency Communications Center (ACRECC) is located at 7000 East Avenue, MS L-391, Livermore, CA 94551 and is operated by the Alameda County Fire Department (ACFD) with oversight by an advisory committee. ACRECC delivers regional communications and dispatch services that optimize the deployment and coordination of emergency resources while providing superior customer service to the cities of Alameda, Dublin, Emeryville, Fremont, Livermore, Newark, Pleasanton, San Leandro, and Union City; the communities of Castro Valley, Ashland, Cherryland, San Lorenzo, and Sunol; the Lawrence Livermore, Lawrence Berkeley, and Sandia National Labo...

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