Emergency Services Communications Policy Board

Meetings


  • 7:30 a.m.
  • The last Tuesday of each month
  • Communications Building
    1620 N Rebecca
    Spokane, WA 99217

Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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Member Specifications


Members: 14
Term: The terms of the members of the Board run in perpetuity as long as such individual retains the prerequisite for the position which they are filling or until their appointing body designates a new representative.

The term for lay members is 4 years. No appointment will extend the person's total appointment to more than eight consecutive years.

Details:
  • The Spokane County Sheriff (or a duly appointed representative).
  • A Spokane County Commissioner (or a duly appointed representative).
  • The City of Spokane Chief of Police (or a duly appointed representative).
  • The City of Spokane Fire Chief (or a duly appointed representative).
  • The Fire Chief of Spokane Valley Fire Department (or a duly appointed representative).
  • The Mayor of the City of Spokane (or a duly appointed representative).
  • A representative as designated by the Spokane County Emergency Medical Services Council.
  • A representative from the Inland Northwest Law Enforcement Liaison Group.
  • A representative from the Inland Empire Fire Chiefs Association, as designated by such Spokane County Fire Protection District Chiefs.
  • A representative from the incorporated cities and towns within Spokane County other than the City of Spokane and Spokane Valley who shall be jointly appointed by such incorporated cities and towns.
  • Three lay citizens to be appointed by the Board of County Commissioners of Spokane County.
  • A representative from the City of Spokane Valley to be appointed by the City Council.
Additional members may be appointed to the board by Spokane County Commissioners upon the recommendation of the Emergency Services Communication Board if it is deemed to be for the benefit of the Emergency Services Communications System.

Purpose


The purpose of the Emergency Services Communication Board is to provide rapid public access for coordinated dispatching of services, personnel, equipment and facilities for police, fire, medical or other emergency services.

Responsibilities/Time Commitment


The Board is responsible for the operation of the Emergency Services Communication System. Included within such operation, but not limited to, are the formulation and adoption of written rules and regulations in conjunction with the operation of the Emergency Services Communication System.

Meetings are held monthly and are usually 1 to 2 hours in length.

Spokane County Code/WAC and RCW References