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<br /> <br />E911 County BSO Contract Page 2 of 18 Kittitas County, E18-024 <br />ATTACHMENT A <br />SPECIAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS <br /> <br />I. INTRODUCTION: <br />SECO coordinates and facilitates the implementation and operation of E911 emergency communications <br />throughout the state. It is tasked with providing statewide services and reimbursement of eligible <br />expenses from appropriated excise tax revenue retained in the state E911 account. <br /> <br />II. KEY PERSONNEL: <br /> The individuals listed below shall be considered Key Personnel; however, either party may designate a <br />substitute by advance written notification to the other party. <br /> <br /> COUNTY: DEPARTMENT: <br />Name/Title Darlene Mainwaring, Kittitas <br />County 911 Coordinator <br />Name/Title Teresa Lewis, <br />SECO E911 County Assistance <br />Program Manager <br />E-Mail E-Mail <br />Phone 509.925.8530 Phone 253.512.7481 <br /> <br />III. ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS: <br /> The COUNTY shall use the following to determine allowable cost principles: State Office of Financial <br />Management (OFM) Regulations-State Administrative and Accounting Manual (SAAM) and the Local <br />Government Budget and Accounting Reporting System (BARS). <br /> <br />IV. ELIGIBLE EXPENSES AND PRIORITIES ESTABLISHED BY THE LEGISLATURE: <br />Priorities for expenditure of state E911 funds have been established by both the state legislature and the <br />DEPARTMENT: <br />A. RCW 38.52.540(1) provides that funds from the state E911 account should be “used only to support <br />the statewide coordination and management of the enhanced 911 system, for the implementation of <br />wireless enhanced 911 statewide, for the modernization of enhanced 911 emergency <br />communications systems statewide, and to help supplement, within available funds, the operational <br />costs of the system, including adequate funding of counties to enable implementation of wireless <br />enhanced 911 service and reimbursement of radio communications service companies for costs <br />incurred in providing wireless enhanced 911 service pursuant to negotiated contracts between the <br />counties or their agents and the radio communications service companies”; <br />B. RCW 38.52.540(3) provides that the State E911 Coordinator is “authorized to enter into statewide <br />agreements to improve the efficiency of enhanced 911 services for all counties and shall specify by <br />rule the additional purposes for which moneys, if available, may be expended from this account”; <br />C. RCW 38.52.545 provides that “In specifying rules defining the purposes for which available state <br />enhanced 911 may be expended, the state enhanced 911 coordinator, with the advice and <br />assistance of the enhanced 911 advisory committee, must consider base needs of individual counties <br />for specific assistance. Priorities for available enhanced 911 funding are as follows: (1) To assure <br />that 911 dialing is operational statewide; (2) To assist counties as necessary to assure that they can <br />achieve a basic service level for 911 operations; and (3) To assist counties as practicable to acquire <br />items of a capital nature appropriate to modernize 911 systems and increase 911 effectiveness”; <br />D. WAC 118-66-020 reiterates the E911 funding purposes and priorities established by the legislature; <br />E. WAC 118-66-040 describes County eligibility for funding; and <br />F. WAC 118-66-050 lists expenses that “may be eligible for reimbursement…based on a reasonable <br />prioritization by the state E911 coordinator” and “in accordance with the purposes and priorities <br />established by statute and regulation”. <br /> <br />