City of St. Petersburg

Public Services & Infrastructure Committee

Meeting of October 11, 2012

City Hall, Room 100 at 9:15 a.m.



Members:         Chair Bill Dudley;  Vice-Chair Leslie Curran

      Council Members:  Jeff Danner and Charlie Gerdes


Alternate(s):      Steve Kornell


Support Staff:   Derek Kilborn, primary staff support; Evelyn Rosetti, backup staff support


A.                Call to Order

B.                 Approval of Agenda

C.                 Approval of Minutes

1.                  Minutes of September 27, 2012

D.                New Business

1.                  Open Source Software - Discuss the option of using open source software within the city as a mechanism to save money. (Referred by Council Member Kennedy; discussion by Muslim Gadiwalla, Chief Information Officer, and Harold Schomaker, Information Technology Director, City of Largo, FL)

2.                  Calls to the City (How are they answered?) - Discuss the use of "phone trees" within the city's telephone system; and, discussion about how telephone calls to City Departments are answered. (Referred by Council Member Kennedy; discussion by Muslim Gadiwalla, Chief Information Officer)

E.                 Continued/Deferred Business

F.                  Upcoming Meetings

1.                  October 25, 2012 -  Special Assessment Lien Program

2.                  November 8, 2012  -  Security for Est. Licensed to Serve Alcohol, and Cameras for Public Safety

3.                  November 22, 2012  -  No Meeting (Thanksgiving)

4.                  December 13, 2012  -  Mobile Food Trucks

G.                Adjournment

1.                  Attachments

a.                   Table of Pending and Continuing Referrals