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U.P. 9-1-1 Authority

The "Upper Peninsula 9-1-1 Authority" was created through an agreement entered into under Michigan's Urban Cooperation Act ("Enabling Agreement").   This legal entity includes all fifteen (15) counties in the Upper Peninsula.   The U.P. 9-1-1 Authority is responsible for coordinating and providing a variety of services with respect to 911 emergency call answering and service dispatching across Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

Background Facts

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• Interlocal Agreement established Fall 2008 with the 15 U.P. counties.   One person from each county appointed to serve on the Authority.

• First meeting held January 30, 2009

• UPCAP is named Secretary/Administrative Agent of the Authority.