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Released: February 29, 2012

PUBLIC NOTICE

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DA 12-318

February 29, 2012

PUBLIC SAFETY AND HOMELAND SECURITY BUREAU ANNOUNCES

REGION 55 (NEW YORK – BUFFALO) PUBLIC SAFETY REGIONAL PLANNING

COMMITTEES TO HOLD 700 MHZ AND 800 MHZ NPSPAC MEETINGS

PR Docket No. 92-287

The Region 55 (New York – Buffalo)1 Public Safety Regional Planning Committees (RPCs) will
hold two consecutive planning meetings on Thursday, March 15, 2012. Beginning at 10:00 a.m., the 700
MHz Public Safety RPC will convene at the Monroe County Public Safety Training Facility, 1190
Scottsville Road, Room 201, Rochester, New York.
The agenda for the 700 MHz meeting includes:
§
Review and approval of the March 15, 2012 Meeting Agenda
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Review and approval of the January 19, 2012 Meeting Report
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Interoperability (SIEC Reports)
o New York State Department of Homeland Security Emergency Services-OIEC
Representative
§
Old Business
o Window 7 opening, March 8 - April 7, 2012
o Monroe County STA application
o Ontario County STA application
§
New business and opportunity for comments
o 4.9 GHz coordination/mediation
o R28 applications for inter-regional concurrence
§
Schedule next meeting
§
Adjourn
Immediately following the 700 MHz Public Safety RPC meeting, the 800 MHz Public Safety
RPC will convene at the same location.
The agenda for the 800 MHz meeting includes:
§
Review and approval of the March 15, 2012 Meeting Agenda
§
Review and approval of the January 19, 2012 Meeting Report
§
Old business
§
Review of open action items
o Update on 800 MHz Regional Plan Update Committee
o Update on Wave 4 Rebanding

1 The Region 55 (New York – Buffalo) area includes the counties of Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Chemung,
Erie, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Niagara, Ontario, Orleans, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne, Wyoming, and
Yates.

o Region 30 inter-regional concurrence for Monroe County
§
New business and opportunity for comments
§
Schedule next meeting
§
Adjourn
Both Region 55 Public Safety RPCs’ meetings are open to the public. All eligible public safety
providers in Region 55 may utilize these frequencies. It is essential that eligible public safety agencies in
all areas of government, including state, municipality, county, and Native American Tribal be represented
in order to ensure that each agency’s future spectrum needs are considered in the allocation process.
Administrators who are not oriented in the communications field should delegate someone with this
knowledge to attend, participate, and represent their agency’s needs.
All interested parties wishing to participate in planning for the use of public safety spectrum in
the 700 MHz and 800 MHz bands within Region 55 should plan to attend. For further information, please
contact:
Steven C. Sharpe, Chairman
700 MHz and 800 MHz Public Safety RPCs
Genesee County
Director of Emergency Communications
165 Park Road
Batavia, New York 14020
(585) 345-3000, Ext. 3400
ssharpe@co.genesee.ny.us
Peter Stritzinger, Vice Chairman
Orleans County
Radio System Manager - Emergency Management
14064 West County House Road
Albion, New York 14411
(585) 589-4414
ocradio@orleansny.com
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