The GRU is demanding that Alachua County pay $ 1.6 million for the general public security radio system on account of happen on Monday

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) – The radio dispatch system used to send ambulances to emergency calls in Gainesville and Alachua Counties is at the center of a dispute between the GRU, the city and the county.

Leaders from Gainesville City and Alachua County will meet with GRU representatives to discuss the issue at a meeting on Monday.

For years, the city and district have paid GRU monthly for access to the system. However, GRU is now calling for a rate increase. In a letter to the county and city, the GRU is now calling for $ 1.8 million a year to be paid upfront and in full, instead of the current $ 600,000 a year paid monthly.

The meeting will also be attended by stakeholders from the University of Florida and Santa Fe.

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