The Department of Financial Services also oversees Information Technology services for the City. The Department strives to enhance the use of technology as a cost-effective resource for governmental activities while providing the City with leadership in operational and strategic planning, coordination, and maintenance of information technology needs. Utilizing the industry’s best practices in security and fiscal responsibility, the Department’s responsibilities include:
- Long term strategic planning of hardware and software information technology needs
- Providing security, storage and virus protection for all systems and data
- Planning for and maintaining disaster recovery procedures to ensure continuation of critical functions
- Procurement and maintenance of all servers, hardware, software, equipment and peripherals
- Maintaining IT Policies in conjunction with industry standards and best practices
- Providing support to end users of IT systems and coordinating training services
- Managing the Information Technology Consulting and Support Services contract.
The City’s technical environment is comprised of both physical and virtual servers and a combination of desktops, laptops, and thin client machines. The City is standardized on Microsoft Windows and Office.
SB 272, Hertzberg. The California Public Records Act: local agencies: inventory
Senate Bill 272 requires each local agency, in implementing the California Public Records Act, to create a catalog of enterprise systems, to make the catalog publicly available upon request in the office of the person or officer designated by the agency’s legislative body, and to post the catalog on the local agency’s Internet Web site. To view the City of Aliso Viejo enterprise systems list pursuant to California Government Code section 6270.5, click here.