Policy and Government Relations Director
In September 1985, the Maricopa Region 9-1-1 system was made available to the residents of this region. To administer the program, the MAG member agencies passed resolutions designating the City of Phoenix as the contracting agent. The Arizona Department of Administration (ADOA) administers the Emergency Telecommunications Services Revolving Fund for 9-1-1. The MAG committee process makes recommendations through the Regional Council to the ADOA for equipment and funding decisions.
On September 14, 2016, the MAG Management Committee formed the MAG Managed Services Proposal Study Committee –since renamed the MAG 9-1-1 Study Committee. The Study Committee is tasked with reviewing the current state of the region’s 9-1-1 network and identifying a planned outlook for regional 9-1-1 services.
Press conference at the 30th Anniversary of 9-1-1 in the MAG region.
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