The Committee considered the report of the Director of Resources presenting the renewed Maldon District Council Information Communication Technology (ICT) Strategy 2021 – 2026 (attached at Appendix 1 to the report) for approval.
Members were advised that following completion of the 2018 – 2020 Strategy the new Strategy had been written and to support future model and the strategic goals of Maldon District Council.
The Chairman moved the recommendation as set out in the report and this was duly seconded.
In response to a question the Lead Specialist ICT Infrastructure advised that the three-year recyclable programme for Member laptops was being introduced as part of a rolling cycle. The Officer provided further information and in response to a request for details of the annual cost agreed to circulate this to Members outside of the meeting.
In response to a comment from the Officer that all Members had some form of Council hardware Councillors M F L Durham and Mrs M E Thompson advised that they did not. The Chairman noted this and advised that the Council would supply hardware should they require it.
The Chairman put the proposal, noting that it would be a recommendation to the Council. This was duly agreed.
RECOMMENDED that the Maldon District Council ICT Strategy 2021 – 2026 (attached at APPENDIX 1 to these Minutes) for distribution to all staff giving support and guidance to Management on future ICT projects and planning be agreed.