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  1. Call to Order by Chair

    Deputy City Administrator Ken Bukowski called the meeting to order at 10:00 am.

  2. Roll Call

    Carmen Chu, 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 General Manager, 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

    Members Present

    Ken Bukowski (for Carmen Chu)

    Linda Gerull

    Ashley Groffenberger

    Natalie Gee (for Shamann Walton)

    Todd Rydstrom (for Ben Rosenfield)

    Carol Isen

    Ken Salmon (for Michael Carlin)

    Michael Lambert

    Ian Law (for Ivar Satero)

    Lisa Walton (for Jeffrey Tumlin)

    Natalie Toledo (for Trent Rhorer)

    Charles Belle

    Nnena Ukuku

  3. Approval of Meeting Minutes from February 4, 2021 (Action Item)

    The minutes were approved.


    Mr. David Pilpel made public comment.

  4. Chair Update

    Deputy City Administrator Ken Bukowski announced that the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development is recruiting for a new Digital Equity Manager, with a submission deadline of March 5. The Board of Supervisors will hold a hearing on March 11 on the digital divide.

  5. CIO Update

    Chief Information Officer Linda Gerull provided an update on the ways the Department of Technology can support departments in reducing their operating budget.


    Rachel Cukierman, Deputy Director of Administration and Finance for the Office of the Assessor-Recorder, presented on the progress of the Property Assessment System replacement project. Phase 1 of the project went live in January.


    A public commenter recommended use of Adobe software for public records releases and the use of electronic signatures for contracts for transparency.


    David Pilpel made public comment about the citywide phone directory and field coordination on addresses between city departments.

  6. Final Review of the FY 2022-26 Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Plan (Action Item)

    Section 22A.6 of the City’s Administrative Code requires COIT to submit a 5-year technology plan to the Mayor and Board of Supervisors by March 1 of each odd numbered year.

    COIT Director Matthias Jaime presented the final draft of the ICT plan and recommendations.


    Committee members discussed the concept of a unified City website, with Ken Salmon recommending that departments with brand identities like Public Utilities Commission not switch to a shared website. Members discussed solutions for creating a centralized location for residents to find information while maintaining department identity.


    The ICT Plan was unanimously approved to share with the Mayor and Board of Supervisors.


    A public commenter recommended use of a single city website portal and discussed requirements for publishing systems inventory to the Open Data Portal.


    David Pilpel made public comment on the website and suggested keeping department websites separate.

  7. Public Comment

    David Pilpel made public comment to suggest using as a central website and linking to departments’ individual websites from their department page on


    A public commenter discussed the use of prototyping and experimental technology solutions in government. 

  8. Adjournment

    The meeting adjourned at 11:24 am.

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