Call to Order by Chair
Ms. Naomi Kelly called the meeting to order at 10:01 am.
Naomi Kelly, City Administrator, Chair
Linda Gerull, Chief Information Officer, Department of Technology
Kelly Kirkpatrick, Budget Director, Mayor’s Office
Malia Cohen, President, Board of Supervisors
Ben Rosenfield, Controller
Micki Callahan, Director, Department of Human Resources
Greg Wagner, Acting Director, Department of Public Health
Harlan L. Kelly, Jr., Director, Public Utilities Commission
Michael Lambert, Acting City Librarian, Public Library
Mary Ellen Carroll, 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
Ashley Groffenberger (for Kelly Kirkpatrick)
Aliya Chisti (for Malia Cohen)
Todd Rydstrom (for Ben Rosenfield)
Winona Mindolovich (for Greg Wagner)
Ken Salmon (for Harlan Kelly)
Mary Ellen Carroll
Jeff Littlefield (for Ivar Satero)
Lisa Walton (for Edward Reiskin)
Natalie Toledo (for Trent Rhorer)
Brandon Philips (for Alex Polvi)
Approval of Meeting Minutes from October 18, 2018 (Action Item)
The minutes of October 18, 2018 were approved without changes.
Ms. Kelly reviewed items on the agenda. In addition, she provided updates on the Emerging Technology Open Working Group and next steps to address safety, privacy, accessibility, equity and other issues as new technologies are rolled out.
Ms. Linda Gerull shared highlights and topics of discussion from a recent Gartner conference she attended, including block chain, chatbots, artificial intelligence, virtual assistants, automation, and remarked on how City services and systems might be supplemented, impacted, or re-designed around new technologies and governance models.
In addition, Ms. Gerull discussed ongoing Department of Technology programs and initiatives, including data center improvements, civic partnerships, strategic planning related to connectivity, and lecture/roundtable style discussions.
Update: FY 2020-24 Information & Communication Technology Plan
Mr. Matthias Jaime discussed current efforts underway to develop the City’s Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Plan, which is intended to guide investment and policy decisions relating to technology over the next five fiscal years.
As part of preparation for the planning process, Mr. Jaime shared data points and analysis of City-wide IT expenditures, including dollars expended and percentages of the budget attributed to professional services, hardware, software, and personnel costs.
In addition, Mr. Jaime shared analysis of results from two separate surveys, one administered to members of the public and another administered to City employees.
Mr. Jaime then proposed a revised vision statement for the Plan, as well as revised strategic goals following the culmination of these surveys, strategic workshops, and consultation with City leadership.
Following the presentation, there was general discussion regarding City priorities, current events, and renewed focus on disaster preparedness and recovery.
Policy Update: Disaster Preparedness, Response, Recovery, and Resiliency Policy (Action Item)
Mr. Todd Rydstrom introduced the policy and discussed its background, related policies and initiatives that have emerged from its passage, as well as maturation in City processes and response since the first policy was adopted.
Mr. Michael Makstman discussed specific proposed changes to the previously adopted policy, including the intent of each change.
A general discussion followed in which members considered the logistics of policy implementation, as well as department roles and responsibilities.
A motion to adopt the policy was then passed and approved.
There was no public comment.
The meeting adjourned at 10:37 am.
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