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DESOLVED: Information Technology & Telecommunications Committee Policy Statements


MACo recognizes the need for coordination of information technology application among counties and implementation of current electronic modes of communication.  County government must address customer demands for accessible information, internet communication, and efficient government business transactions.

  1. MACo promotes the implementation of technology within counties by educating County elected leaders on relevant technology-related issues that enable them to make informed business decisions.
  2. MACo promotes the implementation of technology with counties by having a voice in emerging State information technology policy formulation.
  3. MACo promotes the implementation of technology within counties by disseminating new information about technology issues, programs, and funding opportunities.
  4. MACo promotes the implementation of technology within counties by communicating and sharing ideas with other counties and their IT officials.
  5. MACo promotes the implementation of technology within counties by recommending best practices and sharing expertise among counties.
  6. MACo believes that any other agency that develops and/or implements technical solutions that impact Counties needs to do so with an awareness of the impact on county finances and resources and that any negative impacts be mitigated and/or reimbursed.