The Information Technology Department facilitates technological progress, a key component of which is technological innovation. The department provides the maintenance and support necessary for a sound technological infrastructure and facilitates departmental operation of the city’s systems and applications.

The department is responsible for the city’s communications and computer systems, including voice and computer-based technologies.  It provides tools to the city departments, enabling them to efficiently serve citizens, develop timely information for managing city operations, and otherwise support the city’s mission and goals.

The Information Technology Department identifies appropriate technology for city government use.  The department assists with implementation and training by functioning as the technology liaison with other governmental and non-governmental agencies in order to facilitate the sharing of data for city purposes.