The spat between City Hall and the Port Authority over the design of a unified radio system for cops and firefighters at the new World Trade Center is costing taxpayers a cool $12 million, The Post has learned.
That’s because while the PA is building its own controversial radio system at the WTC — at a separate cost of $130 million to the bi-state agency — the city, rather than join in, is plunking down $12 million to unilaterally expand its own communications system at the site.
The city dough will come from money from federal counterterrorism grants already dispatched to Albany, sources said.
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