From FCC Daily Digest, May 25, 2017

STATE OF MICHIGAN REQUEST FOR WAIVER OF SECTION 90.179 OF THE COMMISSION’S RULES.   Granted the waiver request.   This is regarding the State of Michigan request to share its facilities in a non-profit cost shared basis with a utility and illustrates how a  well-reasoned waiver request can be crafted.  The FCC decision also includes some interesting stats re the State of Michigan system–it serves over 1,490 public safety agencies and 74,000 radio users.  The system has 246 tower sites and provided interoperability throughout the state.

Action by:  Acting Chief, Policy and Licensing Division, Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau. Adopted:  05/25/2017 by ORDER. (DA No. 17-511).  PSHSB  https://apps.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DA-17-511A1.docx; https://apps.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DA-17-511A1.pdf