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BULLETSt. Louis City Revised Code Chapter 3.43 Information Technology Services Agency

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Chapter 3.43
Information Technology Services Agency

Sections:

3.43.010 Established.
3.43.020 Director--Appointment--Staff.
3.43.030 Functions and responsibilities of agency.
3.43.040 Funding.
3.43.050 Minority and women owned business participation.

3.43.010 Established.

There is hereby established an Information Technology Services Agency, hereinafter referred to as the "Agency."
(Ord. 65798 1, 2003.)

3.43.020 Director--Appointment--Staff.

The Agency shall be headed by an Agency Director, who shall be appointed by the Mayor and approved by the Board of Estimate and Apportionment for a term to run concurrently with the Mayor's term of office, or until his successor is appointed and qualified. The Agency Director shall be responsible directly to the Mayor. The Agency Director shall oversee the work of the Agency and shall appoint and supervise the Agency's personnel pursuant to the civil service provisions of the Charter and ordinances. The Agency Director and staff shall receive compensation in accordance with ordinance provisions.

The Director of the Information Technology Services Agency should possess proven management and strategic planning skills with broad and extensive technical knowledge and experience in information technology, services and systems, understanding of key issues in information management, marketing and business principles, extensive knowledge and experience in connection, transference and transitioning of various types and forms of information and data systems and platforms into a comprehensive and integrated system, as well as demonstrated planning, organizational, and management skills. The qualifications for the Director of Information Technology shall include but not be limited to an appropriate educational background in information systems, relevant information technology expertise, strong management skills and experience in managing a large, multi-function information technology agency, department or company. The Director shall also have financial and administrative experience, leadership ability, innovation, flexibility and effective communications skills.
(Ord. 65798 2, 2003.)

3.43.030 Functions and responsibilities of agency.

The Agency shall be responsible for the planning, development, coordination and implementation of timely, reliable, cost-effective municipal technology and information services for use by City government and City employees, citizens and businesses. The Agency shall assume the functions, rights, powers, responsibilities and duties of the Information System Services personnel of the Budget Division.

Within 180 days of the effective date of this ordinance, the Director of the Information Technology Services Agency shall submit to the Board of Estimate and Apportionment for its approval and to the Board of Aldermen for its approval by resolution subsequent to a hearing by the Public Utilities Committee or its successor a comprehensive report outlining proposed operational policies and including an integration plan for various City data and informational systems into an integrated and coordinated system, with an implementation timetable and a management structure for the new Agency.

Such report shall also detail proposed policies for the security and management of informational databases and other electronic file and information systems of the City of St. Louis.

For the first year after the effective date of this chapter, the Agency Director shall submit quarterly reports outlining the progress of the development and implementation of such plan and policies to the Board of Estimate and Apportionment for review and approval. Thereafter, on an annual basis concurrent with the submission of the budget report, the Director of the Information Technology Services Agency shall submit a comprehensive report of the state of the city's information infrastructure and operations to the Board of Estimate and Apportionment, along with updated operational policies for the Agency, which shall be subject to approval by the Board of Estimate and Apportionment.

The Board of Estimate and Apportionment shall serve as final arbiter in any dispute between or among offices, agencies and departments of City government with regard to the implementation of the plans and policies of the Information Technology Services Agency.
(Ord. 65798 3, 2003.)

3.43.040 Funding.

As recommended by the Board of Estimate and Apportionment, Ordinance No. 65500 is hereby amended to provide funds in the amount of Two Million Two Hundred Sixty-Six Thousand Four Hundred Twenty-Two Dollars ($2,266,422) for the Information Technology Services Agency from funds previously appropriated to the Division of the Budget for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2003 as detailed in Exhibit A.
(Ord. 65798 4, 2003.)

3.43.050 Minority and women owned business participation.

The Information Technology Services Agency hereby adopts participation goals of 25% Minority Business Enterprises and 5% Women Business Enterprises, consistent with the Mayor's Executive Order on Minority and Women's Business Participation. The Agency will include information about minority and women's business participation in the Agency's annual report to the Board of Estimate and Apportionment.
(Ord. 65798 5, 2003.)

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