The Information Technology Department is responsible for the day-to-day information technology support of the city government; as well as, setting and guiding the long-term direction of the city in regards to information technology and telecommunications.
The department supports the various departments' applications that run on the city's servers and networks. Some of these applications include:
Utility Billing and Collections
Income Tax Billing and Collections
Work Order Processing
The department also is responsible for the support of the fiber optic WAN (Wide Area Network) between city facilities. This network gives city employees internal email capability and the capability to share data files. This network also allows some specific users access to the Internet and external email via the fiber optic cables.
In addition to supporting many and supporting the city's WAN, the Information Technology Department also assists with applications on PCs and departmental networks, coordinates the support of city computer systems and hardware, and coordinates the telephone, cellular telephone, and pager needs of the city employees.