Committee on Information Technology - February 9, 2017 - Minutes

Meeting Date: 
February 9, 2017 - 10:00am
United States

Thursday, February 9, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
City Hall, Room 305

Naomi Kelly, City Administrator, Chair
Kenneth Bukowski, Acting Chief Information Officer, Department of Technology
Melissa Whitehouse, Budget Director, Mayor’s Office
London Breed, President, San Francisco Board of Supervisors
Ben Rosenfield, Controller
Micki Callahan, Director, Department of Human Resources
Barbara Garcia, Director, Department of Public Health
Luis Herrera, City Librarian, Public Library
Harlan L. Kelly, Jr., General Manager, Public Utilities Commission
Anne Kronenberg, Director, Department of Emergency Management
Ivar Satero, Director, San Francisco International Airport
Edward D. Reiskin, Director, Municipal Transportation Agency
Trent Rhorer, Executive Director, Human Services Agency
Charles Belle, Public Member
Alex Polvi, Public Member
1. Call To Order

Ms. Naomi Kelly called the meeting to order at 10:05 a.m.

2. Roll Call
Members Present:

Naomi Kelly
Kenneth Bukowski
Ashley Groffenberger (for Melissa Whitehouse)
Rosie Dilger (for London Breed)
Ben Rosenfield
Chanda Ikeda (for Micki Callahan)
Bill Kim (for Barbara Garcia)
Luis Herrera
Ken Salmon (for Harlan Kelly)
Mitch Sutton (for Anne Kronenberg)
Ian Law (for Ivar Satero)
Lisa Walton (for Ed Reiskin)
Dan Kalamaras (for Trent Rhorer)
Charles Belle
Alex Polvi

COIT Staff:

Matthias Jaime
Lily Liang

Guests Present:

Anthony Boersma
Alex North
Susan Merritt
Dale Riley
Daniel Quach
Andy Maimoni
Richard Bui
Brian Roberts
John Monolakis
Rich Johnson
Jack Ostrofsky
Michael Bahler

3. Approval of Meeting Minutes from January 27, 2017 (Action Item)

The minutes of January 27, 2017 were approved.

4. Chair Update

Ms. Kelly announced that the recruitment process for the City’s next Chief Information Officer has begun and encouraged the City IT community to share the opportunity widely.

Ms. Kelly also highlighted the progress made in the latest iteration of the draft Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Plan and thanked Committee members for their part in its development.

5. CIO Update

Mr. Bukowski stated he would provide updates at the next Committee meeting.

6. Review: FY 2018-22 Information and Communication Technology Plan

Mr. Matthias Jaime led a general discussion regarding the latest draft of the ICT Plan, noting where revisions were made and content added. In particular, Mr. Jaime delved into greater detail with regard to the Plan’s proposed goals, objectives, performance measures, major initiatives, potential future opportunities for collaboration, and resident feedback generated through the Committee’s first public survey.

7. Discussion: San Francisco Connectivity Plan

Mr. Brian Roberts discussed the City’s updated Connectivity Plan. He began by reviewing the phases and key elements identified in the last Plan. Most notably, he highlighted digital inclusion as an additional area to be addressed in the updated Plan.

Mr. Roberts also discussed progress made with respect to broadband choices at home and fiber to City buildings and facilities.

A general discussion followed regarding the list of sites to be connected to fiber, the process for how candidate sites are identified and prioritized, and specific departmental efforts around fiber connectivity, Wi-Fi, and digital inclusion.

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8. Public Comment

There was no public comment.

9. Adjournment

The meeting adjourned at 11:52 a.m.