March 2021

March 16, 2021
Vice-Chairman Dana W. Phillips called the meeting to order at 2:00 p.m. via online webinar meeting in the Cullman County E911 Administration Building located at 604 Seventh Avenue, SW, Cullman, Alabama.

Roll was called to establish a quorum and members present were Dewayne Goodwin, Dana W. Phillips, Dorothy Maddox, Barry Slatton, Keith Creel, and Samuel Tucker. Also present were Gordon L. Sandlin, Administrative Director; Roger C. Humphrey, Administrative Advisor; Jackie Burnham, Administrative Assistant; Ryan Whisenhunt, Cullman EMS; and Roy W. Williams, Jr., Board Attorney. Chairman Dewayne Goodwin welcomed everyone to the meeting.

Review and approval of the minutes and expenses since February 2021 meeting.

Sandlin reported no unbudgeted expenses.

Sandlin reported that CCSO submitted invoices for grant reimbursement for interface/connectivity from the Viper to the PSAP CADs for data dump. Board approved to extend the deadline and pay the invoice submitted.

Sandlin reported no public petitions since the last meeting.

Sandlin briefed the Board on the recent bills introduced for legislation and other potential legislative issues. Sandlin and Humphrey will attend the Alabama State 911 Board meeting March 17, 2021 via internet.

Sandlin gave an update of the wireless telephone 911 calls made in Cullman County in February 2021.

Sandlin reported that letters were sent to each agency authorizing Road Sign Allocations and three requests have been received and paid.

Sandlin updated the Board on the proposal from the Cullman Electric Cooperative. No response has been received.

Sandlin reported that the Pictometry/Eagleview Flyover/Imagery is 98% complete. Follow-up flights are currently in progress to fill in any irregularities or gaps.

The Cullman ECD is now receiving SIP calls from ANGEN. Indigital, AT&T, and Intrado are currently working on problem solving irregularities.

Sandlin reported that the installation of a fourth answering position at the City of Cullman Communication Center is set for March 16-17.

Sandlin reported that the grant for purchasing consoles capable of toning departments is ongoing. CCCC has received the grant funds and the consoles are in place.

Sandlin reported that new recorders have been installed at CEMS, HPD, and CCSO. CCCC recorders will be installed in coordination with the 4th call station on March 16.

The NENA National Conference and Expo is scheduled for July 23-29, 2021 at the Greater

Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. Anyone planning to attend, contact Jackie.

The 93rd ACCA Conference is scheduled for August 24-26, 2021 at the Perdido Beach Resort in Orange Beach, Alabama. Anyone planning to attend, contact Jackie.

Sandlin reported that the 2021 APCO Annual Conference and Expo is August 15-18 in San Antonio, Texas. Anyone planning to attend, contact Jackie.

Board authorized that members could attend both national conferences, but the Board will only pay for one.

Attorney Williams reported that there are no additional legal issues that will affect the E9-1-1 Board of Commissioners.

January 2021 financial reports were presented.

February 2021 PSAP summary report was presented.

The meeting adjourned at 2:28 p.m.

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