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IT Strategic Planning

The City envisions and requires even greater use of innovative technology in the years ahead. Forward thinking strategic planning will help guide many technology decisions in the future through the examination of the business processes and future technology needs.  With consistent evaluation of emerging technologies and how they align with the City’s goals, the Information Technology Department can continue to provide innovative solutions to meet the needs of the City.  Strategic planning also entails a regular evaluation of the business process within the City; perpetual evaluation of process improvements and efficiencies is a critical component of the strategic planning effort.

Strategic Planning Documents

The strategic plans and goals for the Information Technology (IT) Department are documented in the

       IT Strategic Plan
       (a blueprint for future IT investments that are in alignment with the City’s overall strategic direction)

e-Government Strategic Plan Documents

Introducing the City of Roseville's 2015 e-Government Strategic Plan. The plan was a collaborative, citywide, one-city effort. The bulk of the work was done through joint sessions with the e-Government Steering Team and Executive Sponsor Team, working collaboratively and cohesively to ensure we created a comprehensive and meaningful plan that guides the City’s digital communication and engagement efforts. Download the e-Government Strategic Plan and Appendix today.

Now that the e-Government Strategic Plan has been developed, the next task will be to work with the e-Government Steering Team on the e-Government Projects Action Plan, which will prioritize the digital initiatives and projects for review, approval and support. 


The City follows a technology governance process to ensure the City makes sound technology investments that are consistent with its strategic plans and goals. The process also ensures that resources are available to complete projects and that the City Manager and Council have the information they need when committing funds to technology projects.

How do I submit a project?

To get started, simply complete and submit to Governance the Concept page, which contains the summary information for the project and launches your request.

What if I need help?

If you need to write a concept paper or project proposal, the templates and instructions below are available to help you get started:

2013 Schedule

Project Concept Paper
Concept Paper Instructions
Project Proposal
Proposal Instructions

Project Management Office

The Project Management Office (PMO) is services and support based, and was established and is managed by the IT Planning Team. The PMO goal and mission is to provide City employees who are managing City projects with tools, knowledge, and support to help ensure project success.
To view the PMO webpage, please click here.

Cross-Functional Teams

To ensure that we can meet our strategic Vision of "One City", the City of Roseville has many cross-functional teams that are spread over several different departments. These teams include:
  • Public Safety Information Technology
  • GIS Steering Committee
  • Enterprise Security Steering Committee
  • Technology Governance Committee
  • Enterprise Billing System
  • e-Government Team
  • Web Team
  • Enterprise Financial Team
  • Accela Permits Team

Emergency Preparedness

When a disaster occurs, the Emergency Services Director meets with city staff to prioritize and develop strategies to handle the disaster incident. The Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is activated. The EOC becomes the center of communication and coordination of resources. The Emergency Preparedness Manager coordinates all of the functions within the EOC.
The Information Technology Department plays a large role in EOC communication through a variety of resources including radio, local, online, and local resident resource means.

Click here to view the City of Roseville's Emergency Operations Plan.

A disaster can take many forms including earthquakes, floods, major power outages, major fires, radiological accidents/attacks, chemical accidents/attacks, or biological accidents/attacks.

Our last EOC drill event took place in June 2013.  The drill focused heavily on the criticality of communication during an emergency.  As power, telephone, and technology outages grew during the mock emergency, different methods of communicating were utilized.  Local citizens also participated with expertise of Ham radio operations.
CBS Sacramento covered the event in the news.