Agenda

Orange County Board of County Commissioners’

Communications and Information Technology Planning Retreat

February 10, 2012

9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

 

Southern Human Services Center

2501 Homestead Road, Chapel Hill

 

 

Purpose:       To agree on Orange County’s priority investments in Communications and Information Technology.

 

 

9-10AM                      Setting the Stage

·      Welcome and Introductions

·      Purpose of the Day

·      Report from Staff: Fiscal Health of the County

·      Commissioners’ Expectations for the Day

 

10-10:45AM               Communications Planning

·      Review 1999 Communications Plan

·      Review 2009 -10 Goals and Priorities

·      Group Brainstorm:

o   What tools and resources does Orange County currently have in place to help residents understand what the County does and how to access County resources? 

o   What new or enhanced tools and resources would you like for Orange County to have in place to help residents understand what the County does and how to access County resources? 

 

10:45-11AM               Break

 

11AM-12:30PM         Communications Prioritization

·         What financial resources is Orange County currently investing in communications? (Presentation from staff)

·         Of the brainstormed current and new/enhanced items, what are your top seven priorities?

·         Further clarification of top priorities—define what we mean

·         Of the clarified priorities, what are the three things you would like for Orange County to invest in?

 

12:30-1:15PM            Lunch

 

1:15-3:15PM              Information Technology Planning

·         Review of Current IT Expenditures (Capital and Operating)

·         Presentation of IT Project Requests

o   Commissioners’ Requests (per interviews)

o   Departmental Requests (per interviews)

·         Priority Setting Discussion for IT Project Requests

 

3:15-3:30PM              Closing