Towers aim to aid public safety

A two-year project to modernize Pasco County’s radio communications system is under way, with a series of neighborhood meetings about the installation of seven new communications towers. The first meeting was in Hudson about two weeks ago. Five more have been held, including one on Aug. 8 at the Pasco County Historic County Courthouse in Dade City. A half-dozen residents met with county … [Read more...]

Radio system improvements planned

Pasco County is replacing dinosaur analog with new age digital. The county is replacing a 26-year-old, outmoded radio communications system. New radios, antennas and cell towers will enhance Pasco County’s public safety coverage. In recent years, the existing system has been plagued with complaints by residents about dropped 911 calls. Todd Bayley, Pasco County’s chief information … [Read more...]

Pasco County launches mobile app for citizens

Cellphones with the “smarts” of cutting edge social media technology are the newest tools to bring residents and public servants together. See a pothole? Want an illegal dumping site cleaned up? Just want to reserve a pavilion at a county park? The county has an app for all that, and more. On June 9, Pasco County officially launched MyPasco, a mobile app that’s available free for … [Read more...]