In February 2016, Commissioner of Finance Michele Madigan created the Smart City Commission to help set Saratoga Springs on a path to becoming a smarter city and started the process by developing a roadmap which was presented at the October 18, 2016 City Council Meeting. The Smart City Commission members include CIOs from the School District, Library, Hospital, Skidmore, Empire State College, The Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce, The Saratoga Convention and Tourism Bureau, and several local technology company CIOs.
The Saratoga Springs Smart City Vision encompasses five key domains.
Better Public Services
Embracing new ideas and smart technology will improve public services throughout Saratoga Springs.
Making technology more readily available will empower citizens to be connected and foster innovative collaboration.
Education & Training
Providing students with greater access to technology today will help them become the knowledge workers of tomorrow.
Coordinated efforts from private - and public - sector organizations will help promote sustainability.
internet access at competitive speeds will enable Saratoga Springs to achieve its smart city goals
To view the City of Saratoga Springs Smart City Roadmap 1.0 click here