The Information Services Department (IS) is responsible for the purchase, installation, configuration and support of all County information technology infrastructure, equipment, systems, software applications and services. IS also provides end-user support for the more than 450 employees at more than 40 locations throughout the County.
We manage and support approximately 500 computer workstations, nearly 80 servers, more than 30 network switches, 20 point-to-point network links, nearly two dozen full-time VPN connections, approximately 50 networked copiers and more than 200 networked printers.
The IS department is additionally responsible for recommending, planning, purchasing, implementing and supporting technology hardware, software and services for the County. Current services supported by IS include the County websites, email, enterprise financial system, property tax system, cost accounting system, Geographic Information System, telephone services, the budget planning and management system, legal and law enforcement information and communications systems, internet connectivity, and several third-party hosted and on-site systems. Other services include courier mail service, delivery service shipping and receiving, and Internal Service Fund billing.
Our responsibilities also include technology-related policies, procedures and training, as well as strategic planning and project management.