The board of supervisors is mulling the purchase of emergency notification software to update residents during emergency situations.
Alan Pugh, township emergency management coordinator, spoke along with Scott Dettling, owner of Inspiron Logistics in Akron, Ohio, via speakerphone about the Wireless Emergency Notification System (WENS) at a work session on Tuesday.
WENS is a software program the township can use to send alerts to residents in the event of emergency situations, including automatic updates.
Pugh said several administrators can provide information for residents, who would sign up through the Dallas Township website or by visiting the municipal office. Residents could register their landlines, cell phones and addresses, which would be kept in a database.
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