The function of the Information Technology Department is to direct an information technology strategic plan to provide the current and future development of computer technology for the City, to provide desktop computer and network communication services to all departments in the City, and to perform activities that coordinate computer generated information to their agencies and the general public. Information Technology
Our mission is to maintain a worldwide presence for the City of Merced, and provide the public with quick and easy access to information about the City of Merced and its programs, projects and services.
The Information Technology Department provides leadership and vision to carry out the City's Information Systems Strategic Plan and guidance and coordination necessary to ensure technology related efforts are planned from an enterprise point of view in conjunction with the City's Technology Committee. The Department will remain technologically current so as to advise, recommend, and assist in the selection, implementation and maintenance of information systems; and to assist with planning and managing information technology projects. Information Systems provides assistance and trains employees on their information systems as necessary; provides desktop computer, network and application support; maintains information and network security and integrity; coordinates with external agencies to improve service to the community; and provides quality and timely customer service to City staff.