Pendleton, Oregon (April 2019) ‐ The Umatilla Morrow Radio & Data District recently announced the upgrade of their district‐wide public safety communication system. This upgrade will include site infrastructure, dispatch consoles and subscriber units. Installation is to begin immediately, with completion scheduled for the fall of 2020. The communication system was designed by RACOM. The district selected Government Capital Corporation as the most cost effective financing solution for the project.
“Building the best public safety communications system possible with our relatively small budget is a priority for our district. The expertise and experience provided by Government Capital Corporation has helped us past the first hurdle and we are closer to reaching that goal,” stated Shawn Halsey, District Administrator.
“I would like to congratulate the district’s leadership on the implementation of this valuable project which will serve the constituents for many years. We take great pride in being able to provide financings to enable first responders to serve their communities better,” commented Joshua Rosser, Government Capital Public Finance Specialist.
About Umatilla Morrow Radio & Data District
The mission of the Umatilla Morrow Radio & Data District is to provide quality public safety communications support to all system users and to provide this service in the most cost effective manner possible. The ability to form a radio and data district was created in 2009 when the Oregon Legislature passed and Governor Kulongoski signed House Bill 3254. The District is funded by a property tax of $.17 per $1000 of assessed value for those residing within the district. For more information, visit umrdd.org.
About Government Capital Corporation
Government Capital Corporation is a leading public finance firm providing professional financial services to all local governmental entities. Since its founding in 1992, the company has successfully completed thousands of project financings in Texas and across the nation. For more information, visit govcap.com.
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