Monday, 20 February 2012 05:47

Barberton Eyeing Joint Dispatch Operation

Barberton may join in at the combined dispatch center that now serves Norton and Copley Township.

The Beacon Journal reports that the 300-thousand dollar cost would be split three ways between Norton, Copley and Barberton.

Officials from Copley and Norton are already applying for a low-interest loan to pay for their share of the new dispatch consolidation, and Barberton is expected to follow suit this week.

Officials in Copley say as many as six communities were slated to consider dispatch consolidation, but only Barberton is going through with the process so far. 

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On the Web: Akron Beacon Journal, www.ohio.com

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