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Legislation #: 951260 Introduction Date: 9/7/1995
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 9/24/1995
Sponsor: None
Title: Creating a new department to be known as the Office of Technology and Information Services by amending Chapter 2, Administration, Code of Ordinances, by enacting a new section to be known as Division 20, Section 2-700, Establishment, and Section 2-701, Powers and Duties of Director.

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DateMinutesDescription
9/7/1995

Prepare to Introduce

9/7/1995

Referred Finance & Administration Committee

9/13/1995

Advance and Do Pass

9/14/1995

Passed


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ORDINANCE NO. 951260

 

Creating a new department to be known as the Office of Technology and Information Services by amending Chapter 2, Administration, Code of Ordinances, by enacting a new section to be known as Division 20, Section 2-700, Establishment, and Section 2-701, Powers and Duties of Director.

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section A. That Chapter 2, Administration, Code of Ordinances, is hereby amended by enacting a new section to be known as Division 20, Office of Technology and Information Services, Section 2-700, Establishment, and Section 2-701, Powers and Duties of Director, said section to read as follows:

 

DIVISION 20

 

OFFICE OF TECHNOLOGY AND INFORMATION SERVICES

 

Section 2-700. Establishment.

 

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 25 of the Charter, there is hereby established a department to be known as the office of technology and information services. The officer in charge of such department shall be known as the director of the office of technology and information services, shall be appointed by the city manager, and shall have such duties, powers and authorities as are prescribed in this division, or as may hereafter be prescribed by ordinance.

 

Section 2-701. Powers and Duties of Director.

 

(a) Generally, the director of the office of technology and information services shall be responsible for the management and operation of electronic and computer operations and coordination of such operations within city hall including, but not limited to, all local networks and wide-area networks, computer operations, system software and legacy system maintenance and telephones and radios. The director shall have the authority to appoint such assistants and other employees as may be necessary to perform the functions of the department.

 

(b) The director shall have the power to prescribe and enforce rules and regulations, not inconsistent with the charter, for the conduct of the employees of the department, and to prescribe and enforce such rules and regulations as such director may deem proper for the efficient management and operation of the facilities within the control of the department, for the distribution and performance of business of such department, and custody and preservation of the books, records, papers and property of such department under the supervision and control of the director.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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City Attorney