The following items are just a few examples of the strategic operations of IT:
Worldwide Web Presence – The city’s award winning website is one example of the mission for IT to best serve it’s citizens. The primary goal for the City Website is to provide residents and customers with a flexible website that allows for easy and convenient access to information concerning city departments and the services each provide, as well as offering a quick resource for direct linkage to many important regional agencies.
E-911 Center – The Communications division of IT is responsible for providing and maintaining the technologies for the regional Emergency 9-1-1 center. Additionally, IT Communications division provides and maintains all City/County Fire Department, City Police vehicles/ police officers, and Emergency Ambulance Service mobile radio units; as well as the regional 800 MHz radio transmission towers.
Cable Channel 14 – IT controls and maintains the equipment and content for all programming transmitted to the citizens of Macon daily on our 24-hour City Government Channel 14. Live broadcasting of important City government activities such as City Council meetings, as well as continuously updated events and daily GA Job bulletins are just some of the programming provided to the citizens and region on this venue.
Telephone System Implementation – IT is currently rolling out a new telephone system that, upon completion, will include new telephone units for a majority of the city departments. Effectively managing the new telephone initiative will reduce the city’s telecommunications expenses and enhance the resources for City of Macon’s staff.