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File #: 19-2002   
Type: Misc - Interlocal Agreement
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 3/7/2019
Posting Language: Ordinance approving an Interlocal Data Sharing Agreement between the City of San Antonio, Bexar County Appraisal District, CPS Energy, San Antonio Housing Authority, San Antonio River Authority, San Antonio Water System, and VIA Metropolitan Transit. This ordinance has no fiscal impact. [Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer; Craig Hopkins, Chief Information Officer, Information Technology Services]
Attachments: 1. Interlocal Data Sharing Agreement - Final 02-13-19, 2. Draft Ordinance, 3. Data Sharing Council Consideration Request, 4. Ordinance 2019-03-07-0186
DEPARTMENT: Information and Technology Services Department

DEPARTMENT HEAD: Craig Hopkins, Chief Information Officer



Interlocal Data Sharing Agreement


An ordinance authorizing an Interlocal Data Sharing Agreement to provide a framework for sharing data among governmental entities located in the Greater San Antonio Metropolitan Area. Many instances occur in which the sharing of data would be useful and mutually beneficial for SmartSA entities, but an existing agreement to do so is not currently available. The proposed Interlocal Data Sharing Agreement facilitates the data sharing process and allows for the sharing of confidential and public information among SmartSA entities. The Agreement will also ensure that the proper transmission, handling, storage, and protection of data is in place when information is exchanged.


The City of San Antonio is expected to grow by more than 1 million residents by 2040. In order to continue to deliver quality services to the residents of San Antonio, City Leadership, public transit providers, local business and community developers will need to work together to effectively plan for this growth. SA 2020, SA Tomorrow, VIA Vision 2040, Brooks Master Plan, and the Medical Center Master Plan are a few of the strategic plans created to address this growth.

SmartSA will synthesize these strategic plans and ultimately provide the platform and innovative techniques as well as technology to make them a reality. We must first build relationships with our trusted SmartSA partners, provide a thoughtful and innovative approach to solving our community's challenges and form a unified governance structure to oversee SmartSA initiatives, as well as provide leadership to share data and resources,

SmartSA is composed of the following key agencies:
* City of San Antonio
* CPS Energy
* San Antonio Water System
* VIA Metropolitan Transit
* San Antonio...

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