Administrative Policy Board

“Kent County Dispatch Authority is dedicated to timely, accurate, courteous and professional 9-1-1 related services
to the residents of and visitors to Kent County.”

2021 Administrative Policy Board Schedule

January 25, 2021
February 22, 2021
March 22, 2021
April 26, 2021
May 24, 2021
June 28, 2021
July 26, 2021
August 23, 2021
September 27, 2021
October 25, 2021
November 22, 2021
December – TBD

Meeting Schedule for 2021


Agenda & Packet

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2020 Administrative Policy Board Schedule

June 22, 2020
January 27, 2020
February 24, 2020 – Canceled
March 23, 2020 – Canceled
April 27, 2020 – Canceled
May 18, 2020
June 22, 2020
August 24, 2020
September 28, 2020
October 26, 2020
November 23, 2020
December – TBD

Meeting Schedule for 2020

800MHz Radio Steering Committee

The KCDA Radio Steering Committee (RSC) was established in August of 2016 by the KCDA Board to specifically evaluate, plan and implement an 800 MHz County Wide Public Safety radio system in Kent County, integrated into the existing MPSCS network used throughout Michigan. The RSC is an advisory committee for the project and any and all issues considered by the RSC are issued as recommendations to the KCDA Administrative Policy Board for approval and action.

The Project Manager for the TSC is Captain Scott Brown, of the Kent County Sheriff’s Department.

The Committee members representing a cross section of public safety in Kent County are:

Captain Scott Brown – Kent County Sheriff
Matt Groesser – Kent County PSAP
Captain Peter McWatters – Grand Rapids PD
Eric Hutchinson – Kent County Sheriff
Karen Chadwick, ENP – Grand Rapids PSAP
Deputy Chief Margaret Felix – Grand Rapids FD
Chief Kim Koster – Wyoming PD, Large PD
Chief Andy Milanowski – Sparta PD, Small PD
Chief Mike Rexford – Kent City FD, Small FD
Lt. Ross Tibbets – Kentwood FD, Large FD
Kevin Walk – Life Ambulance, EMS
Dennis Fountain – MPSCS Technical Advisor, Non Voting Member

Executive Committee

KCDA Executive Committee to be held at 10:00am Eastern in the Manager’s Conference Room at the City of Wyoming, Michigan. Executive Committee meets at the discretion of the Chair of the Admin. Policy Board, but that when meetings are held they are normally on the 2nd Monday of each month at the City of Wyoming.

Executive Committee Members

Curtis Holt – Chair
Mark Herald
David Rahinsky
Jeff Drake
Mike DeVries
Larry Stelma

Finance Committee

The Finance Committee meets at Grand Rapids Township Hall and meets on an as needed basis.

Finance Committee Members

Mike DeVries – Chair
Mark Herald
Mark Meijer
Chris McIntire
Gary Carey