The new Floyd County Law Enforcement Center being built includes space for a county radio dispatch office, and it has been known for some time that eventually the dispatchers — currently part of the Charles City Police Department — would be moving there.
But the particulars involving when, how and even who have not been settled so far.
The county Board of Supervisors took up the topic at a workshop meeting Monday morning, attended by Charles City Police Chief Hugh Anderson, with the main concern being easing worries on the part of the current dispatchers about their future.
Currently the dispatch department consists of six dispatchers including Dispatch Supervisor John Gohr, under the management of Anderson. The dispatchers are city employees, have a union contract and get city benefits.