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3.15.020 Definitions.

City Code Section

A.  “Administrative services” means all those functions that provide products, services and support to City employees and programs that in turn provide direct services to the public. These services include, but are not limited to, the following: administrative support; accounting; debt management; treasury management; payroll; grant administration; license; tax and fee collection; policy and program development; risk management; facilities and property management; fleet management; human resources and personnel services including employee training and education; technology services; printing and distribution; and procurement services.

B.  “Communications systems” includes, but is not limited to, citywide radio, video, data communications, microwave, wireless communications and telephone systems and equipment.

C.  “Data grant agreements” are agreements in which the City will grant the use of pertinent Geographical Information Systems (GIS) data to agencies, organizations or individuals (grantees) for research projects or projects performed under contract with the City. Data grant agreements may include direct cost reimbursements to the City.

D.  “Technology systems” includes, but is not limited to, City authorized computer and telecommunications hardware, software, on premises and cloud computing or web-hosted services and systems that utilize the internet and/or any other communications network.

E.  “Vehicles and equipment” includes, but is not limited to, motorized mowers, bicycles, motorcycles, electric and hybrid vehicles, sedans, vans, SUVs, light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks, heavy equipment, trailers and other specialized equipment.