Maple Park renews 911 service agreement

Maple Park—Maple Park on Tuesday renewed its 911 service for another three years, in effect Dec. 1 until Nov. 30, 2013.

The village entered into an agreement with the Kane County Emergency Communication Board. It provides 24-hour-a-day, seven-day-a-week 911 and public safety dispatching services. The agreement provides for the answering of emergency telephone calls to 911 and radio communications with emergency medical, fire and police services.

The village will pay projected fees of $22,148 for 2011, $23,255 for 2012 and $24,418 for 2013. The costs are calculated on a base fee of $5,000. Then the total services for the county are divided by the total number of calls for service made in Maple Park. Maple Park uses .68 percent of the total in Kane County.