403.40 ADVISORY COMMITTEES.
Subdivision 1. Regional advisory committees.
The Statewide Radio Board shall facilitate
the formation of a regional advisory committee in each region of development. A regional
advisory committee may create a regional radio board under section
and conduct its
affairs in accordance with the joint powers agreement. During the initial phase of development
within a region, the Statewide Radio Board shall act cooperatively with the regional advisory
committee or the regional radio board to complete development of the basic communication
infrastructure and interoperability infrastructure. Upon the completion of the initial phase of
development within a region, the Statewide Radio Board shall cooperate with and assist the
regional advisory committee or the regional radio board in implementing its regional plan and
with subsequent development within the region.
Subd. 2. Topical advisory committees.
The Statewide Radio Board may establish
the following additional advisory committees with representatives from each region of
implementation to advise on the following topical areas:
(1) a committee of users representing all regions where the system backbone has been
implemented to make recommendations on how capital and operating costs of the system should
be apportioned among users, including the cost of additional participants;
(2) a systems manager committee to make recommendations on performance and operational
standards for the system to the extent that performance and operational standards impact the
operation of the system backbone and interoperability infrastructure; and
(3) an operations and technical committee to make recommendations on the plan and
operational issues related to the technical aspects of the system backbone and interoperability
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