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Information Technology

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Our Mission

Our mission is to provide exceptional, innovative, and customer-driven technology services that enable the business of City government to be conducted with excellence. The City of Fort Collins proudly recognizes the role information technology plays in fulfilling the City's mission of delivering exceptional municipal services for an exceptional community. Our IT Department works in partnership with departments and service providers to plan and implement technology solutions that address the needs of our customers, both internal and external.

Stategic Plan

The IT Department is pleased to share this summary of our 2014-2016 Strategic Plan (PDF 54KB).

Current Projects

City of Fort Collins places 5th in the national Digital Cities Survey

We're pleased to announce that the City of Fort Collins placed 5th in the national 2013 Digital Cities Survey in the 125,000-249,999 population category. 

The Center for Digital Government's Digital Cities Survey is conducted annually in the summer: July - August. All United States cities, towns, villages and consolidated city/county governments with populations of 30,000 or greater are invited to participate in this survey. The awards are presented concurrently with the National League of Cities conference held each November.

The City was the only Colorado winner in this population category. Details can be found at

September 2013 Flood Maps

During the week of September 9, 2013, the Colorado Front Range was overwhelmed by rain which caused massive flooding in many communities. This map tour shows flooding of the Cache La Poudre River in Fort Collins. Red numbered photos were taken between September 12th and September 13th. Blue numbered photos were taken on or after September 14th.

Mason Corridor - MAX

The Mason Corridor is a five mile north-south byway within the city of Fort Collins which extends from Cherry Street on the north to south of Harmony Road. The corridor is centered along the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway property, located a few hundred feet west of College Avenue (US 287).

The Mason Corridor includes a new bicycle and pedestrian trail as well as a planned Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system, known as MAX, in a fixed guideway for the majority of the corridor. Stations will incorporate new high-quality amenities that are similar to light rail, with low floor boarding platforms, sleek new busses, next bus arrival information, and pre-pay fare machines.

Advance Meter Fort Collins - AMFC

Through the Advanced Meter Fort Collins project, Fort Collins Utilities is upgrading mechanical electric and water meters in homes, schools and businesses throughout the community with electronic devices that will enable two-way digital communication between the meter and the utility.


Looking for a public record? CityDocs holds more than 1 million documents dating back to 1889. Check here if you're looking for City Council agendas, ordinances and resolutions, engineering or purchasing documents. You'll also find links to Accounts Payable, Human Resources, Traffic, Utilities, Neighborhood and Building Services/Zoning and more. 

Performance Measurement Dashboard

The City's Performance Measurement Dashboard offers a quarterly snapshot of the community's progress in attaining key outcomes. This tool offers links to reports and resources, budget and performance excellence information along with opportunities to provide feedback on any of these.


GIS technology allows any type of spatially referenced information to be stored, analyzed and reproduced. The City's GIS data and services are an integral thread that runs throughout the organization, providing relevant services and products. This includes systems and applications, data services, maps, other presentation products, spatial analysis, integration, and general support of the organization in the use of GIS.