Information Systems / Cable Television

Responsibilities

The Information Systems Division is responsible for providing information systems support staff and maintaining and upgrading all City computer systems and telephone systems, including software and hardware.

In addition, this division administers the City's contract for video production of the City's public meetings and the government access television channel (MPTV).

Budget Allocation

This division’s budget supports the City's:

  • Cable TV recording and broadcast equipment
  • Citywide local area network
  • Desktop computers
  • Financial information system
  • Home page and wireless network
  • Laptop computers
  • Networked printers
  • Other related equipment
  • Services
  • Telephones

For the computer and telephone equipment, all operating, maintenance, and capital costs are split through an overhead allocation between the City's user departments based on the proportion of computer and phone user in each department.