Information Technology

The Information Technology (IT) Department provides the county with technologies that promote the efficiency and effectiveness of county programs. To this end, the department plans for the implementation of appropriate technologies, provides ongoing support of existing systems, provides users with computer training, and works with departments in establishing internal support structures.

Technology Infrastructure and Operational Support
IT provides enterprise standards, architecture and operational support for the County organization’s technology and telecommunications infrastructure.

Technology Asset Management
IT establishes and maintains an enterprise framework for managing technology assets, including procurement and contracting services for County technology acquisitions, and establishing equipment standards and usage policies.

Business Tools and Services
IT provides tools and services to support county staff in their work: developing, maintaining, and/or supporting enterprise applications, such as Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and department-specific business applications; records management; communication and collaboration tools; Help Desk and desktop support.

Information Security and Risk Mitigation
IT protects County information and technology resources through its information security program that implements enterprise policies, processes, procedures and industry standards and practices.  These controls are intended to minimize information system vulnerabilities and threats and meet legal and regulatory requirements for protecting data and systems.