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Call to Order by Chair
Acting City Administrator Ken Bukowski called the meeting to order at 10:02 am.
Ken Bukowski, Acting City Administrator, Chair
Linda Gerull, Chief Information Officer, Department of Technology
Ashley Groffenberger, Budget Director, Mayor’s Office
Shamann Walton, President, Board of Supervisors
Ben Rosenfield, Controller
Carol Isen, Acting Director, Department of Human Resources
Dr. Grant Colfax, Director, Department of Public Health
Michael Carlin, Acting 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
Jeffry Tumlin, Director, Municipal Transportation Agency
Trent Rhorer, Executive Director, Human Services Agency
Charles Belle, Public Member
Nnena Ukuku, Public Member
Andrea Lynn (for Ashley Groffenberger)
Natalie Gee (for Shamann Walton)
Todd Rydstrom (for Ben Rosenfield)
Eric Raffin (for Dr. Grant Colfax)
Eric Sandler (for Michael Carlin)
Michelle Geddes (for Mary Ellen Carroll)
Ian Law (for Ivar Satero)
Lisa Walton (for Jeffrey Tumlin)
Natalie Toledo (for Trent Rhorer)
Approval of Meeting Minutes from November 19, 2020 (Action Item)
The minutes were approved.
Mr. Ken Bukowski thanked City Administrator Naomi Kelly for her work on promoting technology and digital services in the city and her leadership as chair of the committee. He highlighted the Digital Services team’s work on sharing information on the COVID-19 vaccine with the public and encouraged members of the public to visit sf.gov to learn more about the City’s vaccination efforts.
Mr. Bukowski also reminded members of the ongoing search for the City’s Chief Data Officer, and encouraged any interested candidates to apply.
Chief Information Officer Linda Gerull provided an update on the Department of Technology’s recent accomplishments including the completed disconnect and move of the legacy data center and the execution of the JUSTIS data sharing MOU with all eight justice agencies.
City Chief Information Security Officer Mike Makstman then provided an update on how the department is working to protect the City from increased cybersecurity threats.
Ms. Gerull also highlighted some new technology innovations of the San Francisco International Airport. The Airport has released the “Check and Fly” app, which provides information about COVID-19 restrictions in partnership with airports across the world, and the “Co-Pilot” app, which provides information about departure times and gates to travelers and allows employees to report any airport issues.
Discussion: FY 2022-26 Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Plan Preview of Financial Forecast
COIT Director Matthias Jaime provided an overview of the five-year budget forecast for technology projects, and major budget requests.
Surveillance Technology Policy: ShotSpotter (Action Item)
COIT Director Matthias Jaime presented an overview of the ShotSpotter technology used by the San Francisco Police Department to detect gunshots, and the previous discussion about the technology use at public meetings of the Privacy and Surveillance Advisory Board.
Member questions were answered by Special Assistant to the Chief of Police Asja Steeves. The San Francisco Police Department’s Surveillance Technology Policy for ShotSpotter was approved to be shared with the Board of Supervisors for review, with three abstentions.
Surveillance Technology Policy: Automatic License Plate Readers (Action Item)
COIT Director Matthias Jaime presented an overview of the Automatic License Plate Reader technology used by the San Francisco Police Department to collect license plate information, and the previous discussion about the technology use at public meetings of the Privacy and Surveillance Advisory Board.
Member questions were answered by Special Assistant to the Chief of Police Asja Steeves. The San Francisco Police Department’s Surveillance Technology Policy for Automatic License Plate Readers was approved to be shared with the Board of Supervisors for review, with two abstentions
No public comment was provided.
The meeting adjourned at 11:27 am.