PUBLIC SAFETY AND HOMELAND SECURITY BUREAU ANNOUNCES REGION 54 (SOUTHERN LAKE MICHIGAN) PUBLIC SAFETY REGIONAL PLANNING COMMITTEES TO HOLD 700 MHZ AND 800 MHZ MEETINGS
Federal Communications Commission
News media information 202 / 418-0500
Washington, D.C. 20554TTY 202 / 418-2555
April 7, 2011
PUBLIC SAFETY AND HOMELAND SECURITY BUREAU ANNOUNCES
REGION 54 (SOUTHERN LAKE MICHIGAN) PUBLIC SAFETY REGIONAL PLANNING
COMMITTEES TO HOLD 700 MHZ AND 800 MHZ MEETINGS
General Docket No. 89-363The Region 54 (Southern Lake Michigan)1 Public Safety Regional Planning Committees (RPCs)
will hold two consecutive planning meetings on Wednesday, April 27, 2011. Beginning at 1:00 p.m., the
800 MHz Public Safety RPC will convene at the Grundy County Administration Building, 1320 Union
Street, Morris, Illinois.
The agenda for the 800 MHz meeting includes:
Old business: Applications - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
New business: Applications - Northwest Central Dispatch, Illinois
Immediately following the 800 MHz Public Safety RPC meeting, the 700 MHz Public Safety
RPC will convene at the same location.
The agenda for the 700 MHz meeting includes:
Old business: Applications - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Will County, Illinois
New Business: National Regional Planning Council Update
Both Region 54 Public Safety RPC meetings are open to the public. All eligible public safety
providers in Region 54 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.
1 The Region 54 (Southern Lake Michigan) 700 MHz RPC encompasses counties in three states bordering Lake
Michigan: Winnebago, McHenry, Cook, Kane, Kendall, Grundy, Boone, Lake, DuPage, DeKalb, Will, and
Kankakee Counties, Illinois; Lake, LaPorte, Jasper, Starke, St. Joseph, Porter, Newton, Pulaski, Marshall, and Elkart
Counties, Indiana; and Kenosha, Milwaukee, Washington, Dodge, Walworth, Jefferson, Racine, Rock, Walworth,
Washington, and Waukesha Counties, Wisconsin. The Region 54 (Southern Lake Michigan) 800 MHz NPSPAC
RPC includes all of the above counties, and the following Michigan counties: Kent, Van Buren, Kalamazoo, Barry,
Muskegon, Allegan, Berrien, Cass, and St. Joseph.
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 54 should plan to attend. For further information,
Chris Kindelspire, Secretary
Region 54 700 and 800 MHz Public Safety RPCs
111 East Illinois Avenue
Morris, Illinois 60450
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