The following official announcements have been made by the city in regards to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus)In an effort to minimize the visits to City Hall, please use our online services for paying your water bill https://ubill.avondale.org/
Avondale is following guidance provided by the state Governor’s Executive Orders: https://azgovernor.gov/executive-orders.Effective Sunday, June 21, 2020 the wearing of face coverings by employees and customers will be required in all city facilities, retail establishments, convenience stores, grocery stores, pharmacies, gyms, indoor sports or activity facilities, and medical offices. Additionally, these businesses will be required to post notice of these requirements at their entrances. (see more: COVID-19 Response)
The Chief Information Officer directs, coordinates, and exercises functional authority for planning, organizing, controlling, integrating, designing, implementing, and enhancing information systems and services of the City's Information Technology Department, and serves as the primary City authority on Management Information Systems (MIS). Responsibilities include reviewing the general operation of the department to determine efficiency, providing direction on major projects or problem areas, and developing and implementing policies and procedures applicable to the administrative functions, as well as providing overall policy guidance. In addition, the employee is responsible for overseeing the development, preparation, and implementation of the department budget. The Chief Information Officer works closely with division supervisors in providing guidance and support to the user departments, and with the administrative staff to provide support to division staff in a manner consistent with City and departmental policies and procedures. The employee also leads business development efforts to select software and hardware solutions and provides technical advice to operating departments. The employee develops technical specifications for the acquisition of computer hardware and software. Other duties include advising City management on the status of projects and the technology needs of the future, coordinating activities with City departments to ensure effective working relationships, and making presentations relating to the plans, programs, and goals of the Information Technology Department. This employee is part of the management team and responsible for assisting other department's implementation of technology solutions. This class performs other related duties and functions as delegated, assigned or required.
Plans, organizes, manages and direct the activities, programs, facilities, and services of the respective Department. Recommendations on operational and managerial problems, long-range plans, programs, and capital improvement plans for their respective department are taken at the highest level of city government. Responsibilities include providing guidance and direction to citizen advisory boards and other supportive agencies, preparing presentations and reports for city management and council, reviewing the general operation of the department to determine efficiency, providing direction on major projects or problem areas, and developing and implementing policies and procedures applicable to the administrative functions, as well as providing overall policy guidance. In addition, the employee is responsible for overseeing the development, preparation, and implementation of the department budget.