Posted on 22 February 2012 by KWBG
BOONE, Iowa—Bids have been received and now work will begin to determine the successful bidder for the new Narrowband Radio System for Boone County. Boone County Supervisors heard from Boone County E-911 Coordinator Rick Lampe and County Emergency Management Coordinator Dave Morlan Wednesday. Two bids were received, one at $836,000 and one with a base bid of $473,000 and options to add as much as $637,000 to the cost. The good news Wednesday, both the Boone and Ogden Fire Departments were successful in getting federal grants amounting to almost $405,000 for the project.