March 18, 2021 Committee on Information Technology Meeting

March 18, 2021

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    1. Call to Order by Chair
    2. Roll Call

      Carmen Chu, City Administrator, Chair

      Linda Gerull, Chief Information Officer, Department of Technology

      Ashley Groffenberger, Budget Director, Mayor’s Office

      Shamann Walton, President, Board of Supervisors

      Ben Rosenfield, Controller

      Carol Isen, Acting Director, Department of Human Resources

      Dr. Grant Colfax, Director, Department of Public Health

      Michael Carlin, Acting Director, Public Utilities Commission

      Michael Lambert, City Librarian, Public Library

      Mary Ellen Carroll, Director, Department of Emergency Management

      Ivar Satero, Director, San Francisco International Airport

      Jeffrey Tumlin, Director, Municipal Transportation Agency

      Trent Rhorer, Executive Director, Human Services Agency

      Charles Belle, Public Member

      Nnena Ukuku, Public Member

    3. Approval of Meeting Minutes from February 18, 2021 (Action Item)
    4. Chair Update
    5. CIO Update
    6. Major IT Project Update: Public Safety Radio Replacement

      The Department of Emergency Management (DEM) will provide an update on the current status of the Public Safety Radio Replacement Project.

    7. Discussion on Citywide Technology Policies and Standards

      Section 22A.3(c) states COIT shall review and approve Information and Communication Technology (ICT) standards, policies and procedures to enable successful development, operation, maintenance, and support of the City's ICT. COIT staff will provide an overview of existing technology policies and direction for future policy development.

    8. Surveillance Ordinance: Security Cameras (Action Item)

      Section 19B of the City & County of San Francisco’s Administrative Code requires all departments with surveillance technologies to develop a Surveillance Impact Report and Surveillance Technology Policy for their ongoing authorized use. Each Surveillance Technology Policy must be approved by COIT before they are reviewed by the Board of Supervisors.

      The following departments will be using the citywide policy standard for the ongoing use of security cameras:

      • Airport
      • Arts Commission
      • Asian Art Museum
      • Child Support Services
      • City Administrator
      • Emergency Management
      • Fire
      • Homelessness and Supportive Housing
      • Human Resources
      • Human Services Agency
      • Port
      • Public Health
      • Recreation and Parks
      • Rent Board
      • Technology
      • War Memorial

      The following departments will use a department specific policy for use of security cameras:

      • Municipal Transportation Agency
      • Public Library
      • Public Utilities Commission
    9. Public Comment
    10. Adjournment

    Date & Time

    Thursday, March 18, 2021
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm



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