RADIO COMMITTEE



RENSSELAER COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES RADIO COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE

BUREAU OF PUBLIC SAFETY
PUBLIC SAFETY BUILDING      4000 MAIN STREET   TROY  NEW YORK    12180
518-266-7672      FAX    833-6025

Kelly J. Paslow Director


    MARK LACIVITA, Chairman
    
    DAVE JORDAN, Vice-Chairman/Secretary


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ADVISORY TO ALL  RENSSELAER COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT AND EMS SQUADS

PROJECT UPDATES

ALL CHIEFS AND SQUAD CAPTAINS HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED BY EMAIL.

THE PROJECT SCHEDULE IS AS FOLLOWS:

 + Motorola has completed the Coverage Drive Test, preliminary results are positive.  Formal report pending
 + County Grid Testing to validate Motorola testing is underway, conducted by volunteer FD and EMS personnel
 + The VHF Paging System testing and programming is continuing. BPS staff will be contacting agency
    leadership to program pagers.  Low Band paging will cease when the VHF System is operational.
 + New System training will start September 11, 2017 and continue through October 12, 2017.  Additional classes will be scheduled.
 + New portables will be distributed at training.
 + The new 800 System is expected to go operational in October at a date to be set.

    Questions can be directed to any Radio Committee Member or Bureau Management Staff.

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The Radio Committee is a field users group appointed to a four year term by the County Legislature to assist the Bureau of Public Safety with the administration of the County's Emergency Services Communications System. 

MEMBERS
    Fire Battalion 1
        David Valyou     Melrose
        Wes Weeden    Valley Falls

    Fire Battalion 2
        
        Mike Drinkwire  Center Brunswick
        Jason Harris     Pittstown

    Fire Battalion 3
        William Stewart   Defreestville
        Dave Basle         Poestenkill

    Fire Battalion 4
       
       Steve Kelley         Schodack Valley
       Brian Cassidy,      Schodack Valley
       Joseph Lacivita     East Greenbush

    Fire Battalion 5
          
        Rik McClave         Stephentown

    Fire Battalion 7
        Josh Davenport   Rensselaer
       
    Fire  At Large
        Mark Lacivita  Defreestville

    EMS
        Dave Jordan      Rensselaer
        Rose Metchick  Sand Lake
        Lee Crosier       Mountain View

    County Highway
        Vacant

    Highway Superintendents Association
         Vacant
       

    POLICE
       Communications Supervisor Tim McLaughlin    East Greenbush Police
       Officer James Condo                                      East Greenbush Police
       Officer Thomas Jones                                     Nassau Village Police 
       Deputy Chief James Frankowski                      Rensselaer City Police  
       Sgt. Mark St. Germain                                     Rensselaer County Sheriff
       Chief Robert Durivage                                     North Greenbush Police
       Officer Eric Jukes                                           North Greenbush Police
       Officer Stuart McKnight                                    Schodack Police
       Officer Jason Vandenburgh                               HVCC Public Safety
       Capt. Brian Owens                                          Troy Police 

    RACES
        Tom Stewart

    Bureau Staff
        Kelly Paslow, Director
        Mark Balistreri, Deputy Director
        Paul Glasser, Communications Coordinator
        Jack Thomas, Deputy Emergency Manager
        Jim Burt, Communications Center Supervisor
        Ivan Wager, Fire Coordinator
        Amy Manchester , EMS Coordinator

COUNTY LEGISLATURE
        Hon. Todd Tesman
        Hon. Tom Walsh
        Hon. Ed Manny





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