Chuck Berdan

FirstNet in California-Town Hall in Fortuna

FIRSTNET IN CALIFORNIA Please Join the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services Public Safety Communications on Wednesday, January 28th,2015 from 12:30PM to 3:30PM HUMBOLDT TOWN HALL to be held at: River Lodge Conference Center 1800 Riverwalk Drive Fortuna, CA 95540 Don’t miss California’s Town Hall dedicated to public safety broadband […]

Legislative Update July 10, 2014

The California Legislature is on it’s summer hiatus for the month of July, so there are no new issues, but here is where we stand with the bills we have been monitoring: AB 1717 – Perea – Pre-Paid Wireless 9-1-1 Surcharge In May APCO and the CA Public Safety 9-1-1 […]

Legislative Update

The Legislature spring recess starts next week. There will be some committee deadlines shortly thereafter that will keep the legislators, lobbyists and sponsors very busy. This fiscal year’s budget looks good – there are budget surpluses. Everyone is waiting for the Governor’s May revision to next fiscal year’s budget. Don’t […]

9-1-1 Working Group Update

Just a little history of the Working Group first: During a break out session at the 2013 CALNENA Mission Critical Event, Ryan Dulan of the State 9-1-1 Office presented a series of seven proposed changes to the policies of the 9-1-1 Office. The proposals were: Travel Reimbursement would be in […]

9-1-1 Advisory Board and Legislative Update

Notes from this month’s 9-1-1 Advisory Board Meeting: FirstNet A presentation on the FirstNet program was given by Jeff Johnson of the FirstNet Board. Items of note: LARICS now has approval/agreement with FirstNet to continue their work. BAYRICS is still in negotiations. State Emergency Telephone Number Account The Board of […]