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Released: December 21, 2011


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DA 11-2047

December 21, 2011




The Region 53 (Texas-San Antonio)1 Public Safety Regional Planning Committee (RPC) will
hold a meeting on Thursday, January 12, 2012, beginning at 1:30 p.m., hosted by the Golden Crescent
Regional Planning Commission, Victoria College, Allied Health Building (Room AH101), 2200 E. Red
River, Victoria, Texas. Lodging is available with a “state rate” at the LaQuinta for $80 per night,
telephone (631) 572-3585, or the Candlewood Suites (631) 578-0236 at $85 per night.
The agenda for this meeting includes:
§ Call to order
§ County roll call and conference bridge introductions
§ Review and approval of agenda
§ Review and approve previous meeting minutes
§ Review, discussion and approve the draft Region 53 Plan and Appendices
§ Old business
§ New business
§ Opportunity for public comments
§ Schedule next meeting
§ Adjourn
If you are unable to attend the meeting, you may participate via the conference bridge WebEx.
Additional information on this and future meetings, WebEx instructions, and planning documents are
available on the NPSTC NIIX website at under “Your Communities” go to “Texas Region
53 700 Planning Committee.
” The WebEx instructions for this meeting, minutes from the previous
meeting, City of Victoria map and a campus map can be found in the General Information or Meeting
Minutes folders.
The Region 53 700 MHz Public Safety RPC meeting is open to the public. All eligible public
safety providers in Region 53 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 53 (Texas-San Antonio) 700 MHz regional planning area consists of the counties of Aransas,
Atascosa, Bandera, Bee, Bexar, Brooks, Calhoun, Cameron, Comal, Dewitt, Dimmit, Duval, Edwards, Frio,
Gillespie, Goliad, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Hidalgo, Jackson, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, Karnes, Kenedy, Kerr, Kendall,
Kinney, Kleberg, LaSalle, Lavaca, Live Oak, Maverick, McMullen, Medina, Nueces, Real, Refugio, San Patricio,
Starr, Uvalde, Val Verde, Victoria, Webb, Willacy, Wilson, Zapata, and Zavala.

All interested parties wishing to participate in planning for the use of public safety spectrum in
the 700 MHz band within Region 53 should plan to attend. For further information, please contact:
Richard Morales, Jr., Chairman
Region 53 700 MHz RPC
Information Technology Manager
Radio Services Communications Division (ITSD)
City of San Antonio, Texas
(210) 207-7022

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