PSERN Team Welcomes John Wright

John preparing for a site visit. John recently joined the PSERN team as our second Construction Manager. During the past 28 years with METRO and King County, John managed construction projects including the Downtown Seattle Transit Project (Bus Tunnel), the West Point Wastewater Treatment Plant expansion and plant renovation, Route 70 Trolley line electrification, and…

Busy Time for PSERN Team

Mic (in the hat on the desk) assists Sean with the review of the first @MotorolaSolutions deliverables for PSERN during Detailed Design Review. There is a lot going on this week! When the team isn’t meeting with partners or vendors about different aspects of the project, everyone is working on individual tasks–leases, site visits, reports and much more!…

PSERN Joint Board First Official Meeting!

PSERN staff provide program updates to the Joint Board. Photo Credit: Sean Douglas Photo Credit: Sean Douglas Members from newly formed PSERN Joint Board had their first official meeting yesterday. Topics included governance, program updates, site viability and much more! The PSERN Joint Board will meet regularly every 4th Tuesday of the month.

PSERN Team Expands!

PSERN welcomes two new team members!   Tracey Doss, IT Project Administrator A native of Montana, Tracey Doss has been living in Seattle since 1997. She has been with King County for 3 years now where she worked on the Lync team and as a Business Analyst. She recently joined the PSERN team as an IT Administrator. Prior…

PSERN Joint Board Official

A view beneath the tower at Squak Mountain. This tower sits on top of a 2.000 foot mountain! It’s official! The PSERN Joint Board is in effect. Representatives from the City of Seattle (Seattle), the Eastside Public Safety Agency (EPSCA), King County (County), and the Valley Communications Center (ValleyCom), have been meeting informally as a…

GeoTech Begins at Grass Mountain

Check out the Boring Machine hard at work! The GeoTech team will determine what kind of soil is below the surface.  That information then goes to an engineer who will design a foundation for the site based on the soils report. Exciting things happening on the project!

PSERN Staff Briefs Law, Justice and Emergency Management Committee

LJEM Committee Meeting at King County Council chambers. Earlier today, PSERN Project Director David Mendel and Council staff briefed members of Law, Justice, and Emergency Management Committee on project milestones and upcoming activities. The PSERN project team will continue to brief this committee throughout the duration of the project.   About the Committee: The Council’s Law, Justice, and Emergency Management…

Quality Assurance Begins!

This past Friday, the PSERN team met with members of the Quality Assurance (QA) team, Case Associates. The goal was to discuss various aspects of how the project will be monitored by the QA firm throughout the duration.