Information Technology (IT) is responsible for meeting the information technology needs of the City of Staunton. The department maintains a metro area network supporting more than 30 locations throughout the City, connecting PCs, servers and telecommunication systems.
IT establishes and maintains connectivity standards for the user community, monitors compliance with existing use policies, and advises the City Manager and City Council on issues related to technology.
The department supports the City's web site, computing and telecommunications infrastructure, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), facilitates and conducts training for employees, and provides technical assistance in the purchase of hardware and software for individual users and departments.
Internships are encouraged through area educational institutions.
Walk-in visitors are not allowed for security reasons, but staff will arrange a tour of the facilities upon request. A telephone answering machine handles all incoming calls.