The Grand Traverse Central Dispatch Policy Board has overall responsibility for the preparation of rules and regulations for the administration and operation of Grand Traverse County Administration, and further has the responsibilities of:
Reviewing and approving the organizational structure as established by the Director
Ensuring that Central Dispatch employees and sworn officers are properly trained in the use of equipment
Reviewing system operation on an ongoing basis
Assisting in the resolution of inter-jurisdictional conflicts
Reviewing the budget as proposed by the Director and making recommendations to the County Administrator
Establishing a system by which each individual agency may communicate directly with the director to set forth individual department policies which are not in conflict with Grand Traverse County policies or are not disruptive to the system, and such other powers which are needed to implement and manage Grand Traverse County
Board members serve 3-year terms and consist of 1 citizen appointment and 1 commissioner.