The district — a public entity with the power to borrow money and form contracts for the purchase of supplies and services — would be set up as an independent agency.
Town administrators from Franklin, Norfolk, Plainville and Wrentham would manage the district as a board of directors.
The towns are working on an agreement should the Legislature failed to approve the measure. The agreement, like the petition, would allow the towns to set up a board of directors to oversee the dispatch center.
In that case, however, the regional dispatch center would not act as an independent entity, so the four towns would have to manage it separately.
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