East Hampton Emergency Communications Costs Climb Above $16 Million; Town Ratifies New CSEA Contract With Salary Hikes - 27 East

East Hampton Emergency Communications Costs Climb Above $16 Million; Town Ratifies New CSEA Contract With Salary Hikes

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Edward Schnell, the East Hampton Town Police Departments communications technician, has shepherded the now $16 million upgrade of the town's radio systems. 
MICHAEL WRIGHT

Edward Schnell, the East Hampton Town Police Departments communications technician, has shepherded the now $16 million upgrade of the town's radio systems. MICHAEL WRIGHT

A tower at Town Hall is being extended by 20 feet as part of the communications systems upgrade.

A tower at Town Hall is being extended by 20 feet as part of the communications systems upgrade.

A tower at Town Hall is being extended by 20 feet as part of the communications systems upgrade.

A tower at Town Hall is being extended by 20 feet as part of the communications systems upgrade.

A new tower at the Montauk dump was needed to hold the new radio equipment, and cost nearly $1 million to build.

A new tower at the Montauk dump was needed to hold the new radio equipment, and cost nearly $1 million to build.

authorMichael Wright on Nov 15, 2023
East Hampton Town is poised to approve an additional $5 million to be spent on the ongoing upgrade and expansion of the town’s emergency communications system — pushing the total... more

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