The Information Technology (IT) Department is responsible for managing
technology throughout the Town’s departments, ensuring that accurate and
timely information is provided to residents, Council, management, and
Technology Investments & Assets Technology investments and assets include:
The Town’s switched network and fiber optic backbone
Digital telephone and voicemail systems
Broadband internet and email equipment
Fileservers and peripherals
Software systems used by the Town staff
The IT Department develops and manages a centralized Town-wide
technology budget, and is responsible for its implementation. With this
comes the responsibility for applications support and development,
database maintenance, data integrity, and end-user support.
The Town’s geographic information system (GIS) and aerial imagery is
managed by IT staff members, who create maps of different scope,
analyze data, identify trends, and oversee the application of GIS data
throughout the Town.
IT plays a role in web services, where staff develop and design the
Town website, and collectively maintain an interactive Inspection
Request system, web servers, and remote access.
Each IT staff member strives for availability of technical
resources, while ensuring a computing environment secure from internal
and external vulnerabilities.