September 21, 2023 Committee on Information Technology Meeting

Thursday, September 21, 2023

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    1. Roll Call:

      Carmen Chu, City Administrator, Chair

      Linda Gerull, Chief Information Officer, Department of Technology

      Michael Makstman, Chief Information Security Officer, Department of Technology

      Sophia Kittler, Director, Mayor’s Office of Innovation 

      Aaron Peskin, President, Board of Supervisors

      Angela Calvillo, Clerk, Board of Supervisors

      Ben Rosenfield, Controller

      Carol Isen, Director, Department of Human Resources 

      Dr. Grant Colfax, Director, Department of Public Health

      Dennis Herrera, General Manager, Public Utilities Commission

      Michael Lambert, City Librarian, Public Library

      Mary Ellen Carroll, Director, Department of Emergency Management

      Ivar Satero, Director, San Francisco International Airport

      Jeffrey Tumlin, Director, Municipal Transportation Agency

      Trent Rhorer, Executive Director, Human Services Agency

      Sheryl Davis, Executive Director, Human Rights Commission

    2. General Public Comment
    3. Approval of the Meeting Minutes from June 15, 2023 (Action Item)
    4. Review and Approve the Citywide Mobile Device Policy – (Action Item)

      The Department of Technology’s Office of Cybersecurity will present their Mobile Device Policy that was developed in order to help manage mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, used for City business and to protect City data.

    5. Review Surveillance Technology Policy - Fire Department - Social Media Monitoring Technology - Social Media Monitoring Software - (Action Item)

      Section 19B of the City & County of San Francisco’s Administrative Code requires all departments with surveillance technologies to develop a Surveillance Impact Report and Surveillance Technology Policy for their ongoing authorized use. Each Surveillance Technology Policy must be approved by COIT before they are reviewed by the Board of Supervisors.

      The Fire Department will present their Social Media Monitoring Software Surveillance Technology Policy and Surveillance Impact Report for review.

    6. Review Surveillance Technology Policy - Police Department - Data Forensics Technology - Data Extraction Tool for Computers and Cell Phones - (Action Item)

      The Police Department will present their Data Extraction Tool for Computers and Cell Phones Surveillance Technology Policy and Surveillance Impact Report for review.

    7. Review Amendments to Surveillance Technology Policy - Police Department - Automated License Plate Reader (Action Item)

      The Police Department will present amendments to their Automated License Plate Reader Surveillance Technology Policy. Their current policy was approved by the Committee on January 21, 2021 and later adopted by the Board on July 27, 2021.

    8. Chair Update
    9. CIO Update
    10. Adjournment 

    Date & Time

    Thursday, September 21, 2023
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm

    City Hall Meeting Room 305

    1 Dr Carlton B Goodlett Pl
    Room 305
    San Francisco, CA 94102
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    Meeting will be broadcast online via WebEx Webinar.
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    If you wish to offer public comment, call in using access code 2663 759 6082, webinar password COIT (2648 from video systems), and press *3.

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