Officials say new rule for dispatchers could cost more money
A new requirement for 911 call centers to have at least two dispatchers on duty has some area officials wondering how they will comply with and pay for it.
The requirement will take effect if 911 surcharges are increased by legislators. Because the surcharges have not increased since the 1990s, some believe an increase is imminent.
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