Build, Own, Operate, and Maintain ("BOOM") Agreement


SCH Number
Lead Agency
BayRICS (Bay Area Regional Interoperable Communications System Authority)
Document Title
Build, Own, Operate, and Maintain ("BOOM") Agreement
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Motorola Solutions, Inc. and the Bay Area Regional Interoperable Communications System Authority, a joint powers authority formed under California Government Code Sections 6500 et seq. (the "Authority"), entered into the BOOM Agreement, pursuant to which Mororola will build, own, operate, and maintain a Public Safety System. The Public Safety System will provide critical communications network infrastructure for public safety users in the San Francisco Bay Area region and will provide interoperable data communications during emergencies and natural disasters. The system will utilize interoperable broadband wireless 4G Long Term Evolution network and public safety spectrum allocated by the FCC to provide Public Safety users with new tools and capabilities to serve the Public.

Contact Information
Barry Fraser
Bay Area Regional Interoperable Communications System Authority
4985 Broder Blvd
Dublin, CA 94568

Phone : (510) 225-5971


Concord Fremont Hayward Livermore Newark Oakland San Francisco San Francisco, San Jose, Hayward, Concord, Sunnyvale, ... San Jose Santa Clara Santa Rosa Sunnyvale Union City
Alameda Contra Costa San Francisco Santa Clara

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 2,3,11- Class 1, 2, 3& 11
Reasons for Exemption
15301 - Existing facilities 15302 - Replacement or reconstruction of exisitng structures and facilities where the new structure will be located on the same site as the strucutre replaced and will have substantially the same purpose and capacity as the structure replaced, such as utilities. 15303 - Construction and location of limited numbers of new, smalll facilities or structures; 15311 - Construction or placement of minor structures accessory to (appurtenant to) existing commercial, industrial, or institutional facilities.

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