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Freedom of Information Request for Technology

GRUNDY COUNTY TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT

Purpose / About:

The Technology Department provides support for hardware and software technologies used by county agencies. The Technology Department provides technical expertise for design, coordination, evaluation and implementation of existing and future solutions of products and services utilizing electronic components. Additionally the department supports and administers telephony and data communications. GIS projects,mapping and data sharing are also managed the Director and a GIS Analyst. Other technologic assistance is provided as additional goals are set by the County Board and Technology committee.

Department Organization:

The Technology Staff reports to the Technology Director. The Grundy County Board Technology Committee provides oversight with the assistance of the Grundy County Administrator.

Block Diagram:

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|             Technology Department              | 
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|                   |        |                   |
|      Computer     |        |        GIS        | 
|      Support      |        |      Support      |
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Budget:

Technology Department: $524,140.00
Geographic Information: $139,230.00

Contacts:

J. P Watters
Grundy County Director of Technology
Grundy County Administration Building
1320 Union Street
Morris IL 60450

Number of Employees:

  • (3) full time employees
  • Director
  • (1) intern
  • Periodically projects are resourced with temporary or seasonal intern positions as those projects are funded and scheduled.

Boards, Commissions, Committees or Councils:

  • Grundy County Board
  • Technology Committee
  • Morris Area Computer Coordinators

Procedure for Making Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requests:

  1. Place requests in writing providing a detailed description of the documents requested.
  2. Submit request to the Director of Technology, J. P. Watters.

Fees:

  • $0.15 per page after first 50 pages of black and white paper.
  • Copies on letter or legal paper, fees for the actual cost of color or abnormal sized copies may be charged.