The Osceola County Emergency Operations and Communications Center is a part of the overall master plan which ADG developed for the Osceola County Government Center. ADG provided professional planning and design services for the master planning and construction of an Emergency Operations and Communications Center. The project consists of three structures and surrounding site development at the County’s existing Government Center. Facilities include a two-story, Joint Emergency Operations and Communications facility, a Single Story Sheriff’s Command Vehicle and Equipment Storage structure, and a three level 300 car parking garage.
Departments included in the Emergency Operations and Communications Center are IT, Communications Department, the Emergency Management / EOC Department, Fire Administration and the Traffic Management Center Operations. The building includes space for 41 dispatchers and provide an expansion area for communications console stations has also been incorporated into the project to provide capacity for future growth as need and funding allow.
This facility is designed to resist sustained wind loads of up to 170 MPH. The redundant systems will allow for support of more than 150 personnel for a minimum of 72 hours.