continued Without the grant money, the county would completely fund construction of the Unified Communications Center or the rental cost of the center. Also, there would be $560,000 in dedicated 911 surcharge revenue from the county. The county would also provide up to $143,000 in transitional funding to maintain necessary staffing levels.
“This represents more than a $4 million investment,” Jasenski said.
Majority Leader Gary Hughes, D-Schenectady, said the public wants all the branches of government to work together to create efficiencies and solve problems.
“Those residents don’t much care which seats we occupy … but they want the people that are in those seats to figure out how to work together and make stuff happen,” Hughes said.