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20 02, 2015

Apology to Princeton

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Dear Villagers

Our e-mail update of Tuesday, 17 February contained a statement that may have reflected poorly on Princeton Security, for which Colin Maree (Princeton’s MD) has understandably taken us to task. The message stated that Princeton had “reneged” on its original offer of R10 000-R20 000 per month contribution to the HVCID Hub. Colin has informed us that Princeton’s original offer was made on the premise that it might be exclusively endorsed by the HVCID. When we moved to considering a dual-provider model we had to start taking into account the relative sizes, capacities and membership bases of ADT and

20 02, 2015

The latest news regarding the HVCID

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The Steering Committee (Bruce, Lee, David and Jenny) co-opted the team who were putting the communication together (Julian, Tamsin and Caryn) and together met with Princeton on the 22nd January and ADT on 28th January.

The issues that were raised:

• If dual service providers, who administers and collects the R175 for the patrol/street only service?

• If dual, who manages the Hub?

• If dual, who finances the Hub and salary of the manager?

• If dual, how are the different radio frequencies controlled in the Hub?

• If dual, then the providers need to fund it equally.

The process had been