Next Meeting:

The next ISICSB Board Meeting will be April 30th, 2014 from 10:30 am – 12:30 pm at Marion County Public Health-Training Room, 2003 N. Lincoln (Hwy.14) St., Knoxville, IA. The E911 Council Meeting will be meeting after the ISICSB Board Meeting starting at 1:30 pm.

Use this website to keep up-to-date with the latest developments of the ISICS Board:

Draft P25 Identification Policy & Draft Encryption Policies

As discussed at the last several ISICSB Meetings, the ISICSB Operations Committee undertook a stakeholder suggestion to develop a P25 unit identification policy.  Below is a draft posted for stakeholder comment.

Draft P25 Indentification Policy(Feb.2014)

Send comments to ISICSB Operations Committee Chair Ted Kamatchus at

Deadline for comments will be March 15th.

Likewise, the Department of Homeland Security/Office of Emergency Communications issued general guidance on the use of encryption standards.  The ISICSB has reviewed that guidance and drafted some guidance for Iowa.  Below is that document for stakeholder comment.

Draft Encryption Policies
(Feb. 2014)

  Send comments to ISICSB Operations Committee Vice-Chair Rick Roe at

Deadline for comments will be March 15th.

Both documents will be discussed at our next Board meeting on March 26th.

Upcoming Meetings

The ISICS Board meets the last
Wednesday of each month. See
what the board has been doing:



Communications-Leader (COML) Course to be held April 22-24, 2014 in Des Moines, IA.
Attached is the course announcement for registration. 

Communications-Leader (COML) Course Registration (Feb 2014)

Interoperability Training: Audio Gateways Iowa City, IA to be held June 10th or June 11th - 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


AG Course Annoucement Iowa 2014 (Feb. 2014)


county map

Click on map to print out as a pdf file.





Last Update: 04-03-14 (SRA)