Mr. Peter Bangas, Public Safety Communications Network Manager, Governor's Office of Information Technology (OIT), presented a nonmonetary supplemental request to acquire a property containing a microwave tower and associated infrastructure under the Public Safety Communications Network Infrastructure Replacement project. Committee members received a written description of the proposal, prepared by Legislative Council Staff (Attachment F). Mr. Bangas provided an overview of the Digital Trunked Radio System (DTRS), for which the property will be acquired, and explained why the property acquisition is necessary. Mr. Bangas responded to questions regarding what will happen if the supplemental request is not approved. Mr. Bo Pogue, Legislative Council Staff, responded to questions regarding why the property is being acquired under a nonmonetary supplemental. Mr. Bangas responded to further questions regarding the cost of the acquisition, and the potential for the tower to be used in a public/private partnership under House Bill 18-1373. Mr. Bangas responded to questions regarding the status of the tower to be acquired under the supplemental request.