WHAT IT IS: Proposed 2014 budget for the Harvey County Data Processing department. The budget is up from the 2013 budget estimate of $226,002 and the 2012 budget of $215,274.

WHAT IT DOES: The Harvey County Data Processing department maintains the county's IBM AS/400 and the personal computer network, recommending and implementing any hardware and software upgrades. The department also provides technical support to all departments within Harvey County.

BUDGET BREAKOUT: Some of the line items in the Harvey County Data Processing department's proposed 2014 budget include: - Personnel services: $75,843 (This figure includes wages and benefits. The department has the equivalent of 1.15 full-time staff, and positions include information technology director and a program specialist.) - Data processing equipment maintenance: $83,590 - Training: $2,500 - Office supplies: $2,500 - Travel: $500

2014 GOALS: The department would like to implement an automated "Help Desk" and grow website capabilities.

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