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updated: 2/26/2013 2:47 PM

Des Plaines, Park Ridge ink deal for 911 service

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The Des Plaines City Council recently approved an intergovernmental agreement with the city of Park Ridge to provide emergency dispatch services to Park Ridge for two years at a yearly cost of $1.25 million.

The deal follows a decision to disband the North Suburban Emergency Communication System, which handled emergency police and fire calls for Des Plaines and Park Ridge, and police calls for Niles and Morton Grove. The Des Plaines City Council earlier authorized an ordinance to set up the city's own emergency telephone system board to operate the 911 dispatch center alone with 26 employees. Morton Grove and Niles already have left the cooperative to join with Glenview's dispatch center.

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The dissolution of the consortium and changes in 911 service providers require approval from the Illinois Commerce Commission.

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