As the use of electronic communication has become more common for governments of all sizes, so has the need for the creation and staffing of Information Technology departments. Here is some basic information on the City’s IT division, and how it may function as both a creative and a practical part of the city operation.
Information technology is all about allowing for the most effective and competent forms of electronic communication to take place. Obviously, there has to be someone within the organization that understands how these forms of communication work, and can ensure they remain in proper working order at all times. This is where the city IT division comes into play.
The Information Technology division, headed by the city’s Information Technology Manager, develops and provides direction in the use of client/server based applications specific to inter-departmental needs and Internet-based technologies to make it easier for citizens and businesses to interact with the City Government, save taxpayer dollars, and streamline citizen participation