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The mission of the Information Technology Department is to provide the most innovative, highest quality technology-based services, in the most cost effective manner, and to facilitate the achievement of goals and objectives of each of the City’s departments.
To meet this mission we will:

  • Provide effective technology support for computer systems, web-based applications, voice, and integrated data services to all City departments.

  • Promote and facilitate the effective integration of technology to meet the overall mission of the City through planning, programming, training, and consulting with all City departments. 

  • Develop, enhance, and manage the City’s enterprise networks to provide high speed, transparent, and highly functional connectivity among all information resources.

  • Develop and maintain highly effective, reliable, secure, and innovative information systems to support all City functions.

  • Facilitate the collection, storage, security and integrity of electronic data while ensuring appropriate access.

  • Promote new uses of information technology within the City.

  • Provide leadership for effective strategic and tactical planning in the use of technology

  • Provide fast & reliable access to all information systems.


Information Technology Department
1700 Third Avenue North
Bessemer, Alabama 35020
tel: 205 424-4060 phone
tel: 205 481-2258 fax