November 15, 2021
WATERTOWN, S.D.–Grant County and the city of Milbank will soon be getting assistance from Watertown when it comes to answering non-emergency police, fire and medical calls.
On Monday night, the Watertown City Council authorized City Manager Amanda Mack to sign a one-year contract with Grant County and the city of Milbank for non-emergency dispatching services.
Before making that decision, the council heard from Watertown’s 911 Dispatch Center Manager Troy VanDusen….
Van Dusen was asked to cite an example of a non-emergency police call that might come in…..
Grant County and Milbank initiated the talks that led to this agreement. VanDusen says it’s a win-win for both sides…
Watertown will be paid quarterly installments of $6,000 for providing the service, which covers calendar year 2022.