Timeline

February 2, 2015- 

Trott Communications Group, Inc. was retained by Kenton County, Kentucky to assess its current public safety radio communications systems and provide recommendations for future upgrades. 
Read the Report Here 

 
 

-August 30, 2016

The Fiscal Courts of Boone, Campbell and  Kenton Counties enter into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) relating to the design, bidding, construction, and implementation of an 800 megahertz (P 25) Public Safety Communication System.

October 3, 2016-

The RFP for a P25 Trunked Radio System for Boone, Campbell and Kenton Counties was released.

 
   -February 2, 2017
Proposals were received.

 April & May 2017-

April 18, 2017: Boone County Fiscal Court Awarded the Bid for a New Regional Public Safety Communication System to Motorola Solutions, Inc.

 April 25, 2017: Kenton County Fiscal Court accepted the bid submitted by Motorola Solutions, Inc. for the P-25 Trunk Digital Radio System.

May 3, 2017: Campbell County Fiscal Court passed a resolution recommending that the Campbell County Consolidated Dispatching Board enter into an agreement with Motorola Solutions, Inc. to provide a P25 Digital Radio Communication System.

 
   -September 2017
All radio system components are assembled and tested at the Motorola factory in Illinois.

November 2017-

Tower loading studies were presented by Motorola. Towers located in Taylor Mill and at Hands Pike were overloaded and determined to be unusable. 

Fiskburg Road site purchased for radio tower.

 
 

-December 2017

Searches were conducted to determine alternate tower site locations. Fox Run Golf Course was identified as a viable alternate site for Hands Pike. 

Radio Subscriber Unit (mobile and portable radio) bid responses received.

January/February 2018-

Radio Bids presented to system users for feedback.

 
 

 -March 2018

Tower for Taylor Mill location determined to be Mobilecomm property. New tower to be constructed.

March 19, 2018-

Devou tower receives green light to proceed. 

Tower agreement negotiations begin with Mobilecomm.

 
   


Anticipated Order of Events

May through October 2018: Tower construction and equipment installation.
June 2018 Subscriber Bid Awarded.
September-October 2018: Mobile and Portable Radios Purchased.
November 2018: Acceptance testing and cutover.
January 2019: System Training.
March 2019: Final Acceptance.