To protect the health and safety of the public during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, City Hall and other facilities are closed to the public until further notice. The City continues to provide services during this time and recommends using technological alternatives where possible. For more information related to City services during this emergency, please visit the Coronavirus (COVID-19) page or call the City at (310) 802-5000.

Information Technology

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Department Welcome

Welcome to the Information Technology Department page. Personnel within the Information Technology Department include an Information Technology Director, an Information Technology Manager, two Network Administrators, three Information Technology Specialists, one Geographic Information Systems Analyst, one Geographic Information Systems Technician, one part-time Information Technology Specialists, and two part-time Interns. The Information Technology Department strives to enhance the use of technology as a cost-effective resource to support the City-wide activities and support the operational, tactical and strategic information needs of the City. The Information Systems Department responsibilities include:

  • Researching, designing, implementing, and supporting systems, geographic information systems, software and hardware
  • Providing security, storage and virus protection for all systems and data
  • Planning for and maintaining disaster recovery to ensure continuation of critical business functions 
  • Providing help desk support services for telephone and computer systems
  • Maintaining and enhancing the city's website, including video streaming; please fill out a Comments on the City Website online form to leave comments about the city's website

The City's technical environment is comprised of Hewlett Packard servers, a Hewlett Packard Storage Area Network, Cisco switches and routers, Dell desktops and laptops, Hewlett Packard and Xerox printers.  The City has standardized on Microsoft Windows and Office.