Information Technology (IT)

Mission Statement

To provide the most effective information technology services and support possible to the City of Maplewood staff and citizens.

2017 Objectives


  • Improve helpdesk responsiveness and support of City staff.
  • Improve support and knowledge of current City applications.
  • Work with staff to automate routine processes and improve efficiencies.
  • Continue to implement mobile technologies to increase staff efficiency.
  • Participate in State Electronics Challenge
  • Implement Planning/Permitting software applications for 2017 implementation.
  • Assist in implementing asset management application.
  • Continue to explore collaborating with other agencies to gain efficiencies.
  • Evaluate creation of power user’s within each department.
  • Create resource directory for employees

The IT Department helps City of Maplewood departments utilize technology to meet the City’s business needs to:

  • Provide Better Services to Residents
  • Promote increased citizen participation in government
  • Enhance staff productivity
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    Mychal Fowlds

    Director
    Phone: (651) 249-2923

    Mychal Fowlds has worked in local government since 2002 when he was hired by the City of Maplewood as an IT Technician.  Since that time he has held the position of Network/Systems Analyst and currently is the Information Technology Director for the City of Maplewood.  Mychal holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Management Information Systems from the University of Minnesota.