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    Information Technology

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    Voice and Data Communications Systems and Services

    Our Services:

    • Build city-wide information systems
    • Technical support of the city's websites
    • Developing intelligent GIS maps and databases
    • Troubleshooting hardware and software for staff
    • Maintaining LANs and WANs for data and voice
    • Guiding information system purchases and development
    • Manage the SaaS Voice over Internet Protocol phone system
    • Supporting communication tools between city departments and the community

    Our Network:

    • Primarily Windows server based
    • Employing gigabit capable LAN wiring in 16 staffed locations
    • Fiber optic WAN connectivity between buildings
    • Refresh inventory on 3-5 year cycle
    • VoIP externally hosted system
    • Strategic wireless access for internal and public use
    • Mobile data terminals for Police, Fire and utilities
    • Tablets and handheld devices for field work

    Our Staff:

    • IT Director overseeing the IT Department
    • Two IT Network Management Specialist positions who build, maintain, monitor, and support all aspects of the network operation
    • One IT Technician who replaces and maintains inventory and assists staff with hardware and software help desk questions
    • GIS Coordinator who develops and designs our intelligent mapping resources using ESRI products and guides the departments in using those resources