Call to Order by Chair
Ms. Naomi Kelly called the meeting to order at 10:03 am.
Naomi Kelly, City Administrator, Chair
Linda Gerull, Chief Information Officer, Department of Technology
Kelly Kirkpatrick, Budget Director, Mayor’s Office
Norman Yee, President, Board of Supervisors
Ben Rosenfield, Controller
Micki Callahan, Director, Department of Human Resources
Dr. Grant Colfax, Director, Department of Public Health
Harlan L. Kelly, Jr., 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
Anna Duning (for Kelly Kirkpatrick)
Jack Wood (for Ben Rosenfield)
Erica Maybaum (for Norman Yee)
Ken Salmon (for Harlan Kelly)
Rob Eickwort (for Trent Rhorer)
Ian Law (for Ivar Satero)
Lisa Walton (for Tom Maguire)
Eric Raffin (for Dr. Grant Colfax)
Will Lee (for Mary Ellen Carroll)
Ian Hart (for Micki Callahan)
Approval of Meeting Minutes from October 17, 2019 (Action Item)
The minutes of October 17, 2019 were approved without changes.
Ms. Naomi Kelly provided an update on her presentation to the Board of Supervisors on legislation for the Office of Emerging Technology. Ms. Kelly provided the Board with recommendations from the working group led by COIT staff on how to regulate the permitting process for new technologies in the public sector. The recommendations reflected feedback from the 200 people from all industries who actively participated in the working group.
Ms. Kelly also provided an update on the response to the Acquisition of Surveillance Technology Ordinance. COIT has collected a department inventory of all surveillance technologies and created the Privacy & Surveillance Advisory Board (PSAB) to advise COIT on surveillance technology materials. The PSAB will meet on the second and fourth Friday of every month in City Hall Room 408. Recruitment for the City’s Chief Privacy Officer has begun.
Mr. Matthias Jaime provided an update on the City’s Digital Equity Strategic Plan. The plan contains strategy for the City’s efforts to close the digital divide and methods for measuring progress
Ms. Linda Gerull provided updates on some ongoing and completed Department of Technology projects.
The Department of Technology is collaborating with the Contract Monitoring Division on incorporating more Local Business Enterprises into contracting.
The Department is working on a Digital Cities Initiative to leverage existing networks in the city, including through cooperation with private partners.
The Department provided Kincade Fire refugees with internet access at the St. Mary’s Church shelter through a collaboration with Department of Emergency Management, Monkeybrains, and AT&T. The Department plans to partner with the Department of Emergency Management to equip the five most used shelters with high-speed internet connection.
The Department is supporting the Department of Elections’ open source voting project. The open source project is being piloted and tested, and the Department is working on developing a product that would allow an audit of the vote.
Discussion: Digital Services Strategy Update
Ms. Carrie Bishop provided an update on the work of the Digital Services team, including work on building a new city website and making permitting transactions available online.
The new sf.gov website has launched. The website is designed around the principles of accessibility and highlights city services for residents. The team spoke to more than 300 residents in the process of understanding resident priorities for using the website.
The team is also currently piloting developing an online permitting process with the Accessible Dwelling Units (ADU) permit application.
Policy Update: Citywide Cybersecurity Policy (Action Item)
Mr. Matthias Jaime provided an overview of the updates made to the Cybersecurity Policy. The policy was originally approved in November 2016, and last updated in June 2018. Revisions since then focus on refining the title and roll for the Department Information Security Officers (DISOs), updating requirement timelines, and including Emergency Support Unified Cyber Command.
After member discussion, the revisions to the policy were unanimously approved.
Policy Update: Cybersecurity Awareness & Training Standard (Action Item)
Mr. Jaime provided an overview of the updates made to the Cybersecurity Awareness & Training Standard. This is an implementing standard for city employees who are users of critical systems to be trained in cybersecurity. The policy was revised to include the role of the Department of Human Resources.
The revisions to the policy were unanimously approved.
No public comment.
The meeting adjourned at 11:07 am.
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