During 2014 the PublicSsafety Center was a busy facility:
- 615 meetings held
- 27 tours conducted with 567 people
- 8,500+ people in meetings or trainings
- Meeting rooms were booked 2,671 hrs.
Agencies and NGOs using the PSC in 2014 included:
- Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms
- American Red Cross
- Federal Emergency Management Agency
- State Emergency Management Agency
- Springfield Fire
- Safety Council of Ozarks
- Homeland Security
Greene County Public Safety Center Video
Greene County Public Safety Center Fast Facts
- The building is home to the Springfield-Greene County Office of Emergency Management, Springfield-Greene County 9-1-1 Emergency Communications Center, and the Greene County Sheriffs Office Training Division.
- During an activation, the building may house up to 200 personnel; including representation from law enforcement, fire, public works, utiliies, hospitals, public health, public information, National Guard, state officials, releif agencies, and more.
- The building is built to FEMA 361 Standards and can withstand winds of up to 250 mph.
- A 600 kilowatt generator provides emergency back-up power.
- The foundation and surrounding lot and structures consist of 5,146 cubic yards of concrete.
- A LEED Silver Certified "green" roof creates 12,904 square feet of sustainable energy efficient green space.
- The visual display in the Emergency Operations Center is 16' by 34' and capable of displaying 16 individual information feeds.
- Serves as the State of Missouri's emergency backup, should the Jefferson City facilitiy experience down time.
- $1 million FEMA Grant, secured by Congressman Roy Blunt
- $1.1 million in COPS Technology Grants, secured by Congressman Roy Blunt
- $450,000 Department of Energy Grant, secured by Congressman Roy Blunt
- $300,000 Energy Efficiency Community Block Grant
- Up to $1 million a year in voter-approved 9-1-1 Sales Tax Funds
- $550,000 Emergency Management Performance Grant
- $1.1 million per year of Greene County General Revenue beginning in 2016 when bonds for other projects are retired.
Open now for over two years, the PSC has made its mark as a premier place to hold meetings, provide trainings, and host events. Many events and meetings not related to OEM were held at the PSC as well.
To request meeting space in the Public Safety Center, use the following forms:
PSC Facilities Use Form (Microsoft Word Fillable)
PSC Faciltiies Use Form (Adobe PDF Fillable)
PSC Parking Map (Adobe PDF)