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File #: 4814   
Type: Discussion Status: Passed
File created: 9/7/2021 Department: County Administrative Office
On agenda: 9/14/2021 Final action: 9/14/2021
Subject: Report and Guidance on Drone Technology Concepts and Initiatives
Attachments: 1. County Drone Program Presentation - Final.pdf, 2. Item #58 Executed BAI

REPORT/RECOMMENDATION TO THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

OF SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY

AND RECORD OF ACTION

 

September 14, 2021

 

FROM

LEONARD X. HERNANDEZ, Chief Executive Officer, County Administrative Office

         

SUBJECT                      

Title                     

Report and Guidance on Drone Technology Concepts and Initiatives

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RECOMMENDATION(S)

Recommendation

Receive report and provide guidance on Drone technology concepts and initiatives.

(Presenter: Leonard X. Hernandez, Chief Executive Officer, 387-5417)

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COUNTY AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER GOALS & OBJECTIVES

Improve County Government Operations.

Operate in a Fiscally-Responsible and Business-Like Manner.

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT

The report on drone technology is non-financial in nature and will not require the use of additional Discretionary General Funding (Net County Cost).

 

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

As part of Innovate 2020, drone technology was identified as an emerging tool to perform job functions in innovative ways.  Drone technology continues to evolve rapidly and these tools can enhance and simplify tasks for employees.  The County Administrative Office will provide a report regarding Drone technology concepts and initiatives, including the establishment of a countywide drone program, and explore emerging uses of drones and drone technology and how they may benefit the County under a coordinated effort.  Staff will solicit guidance and feedback from the Board of Supervisors on the concepts discussed and the potential use of drone technology and establishment of a drone program.

 

PROCUREMENT

Not applicable.

 

REVIEW BY OTHERS

This item has been reviewed by County Counsel (Michelle Blakemore, County Counsel, 387- 5455) on August 17, 2021; Finance (Stephenie Shea, Administrative Analyst, 387-4919) on August 17, 2021; and County Finance and Administration (Matthew Erickson, County Chief Financial Officer, 387-5423) on August 17, 2021.