Management Information Systems

The Management Information Systems (MIS) Department is a division of the Finance Department for the Town of Canton. The MIS Department is responsible to perform system facility management and its mission is to maximize existing resources regarding technology and provide direction and guidance in implementing new technology to enhance performance and produce better services to the town.


The MIS Department is responsible for the following general duties:

  • Provide coordination, oversight, and guidance for all Information System functions within the Town. To advance the comprehensive use of information and minimize duplication of data
  • Administration and operation of the Town's Information Systems communications network, computer facilities and associated personal computers and peripherals
  • Support of the Town's users of information systems with advice, assistance, supervision and training
  • Maintain a strategic plan to stay abreast of emerging technologies and seize cost effective implementation opportunities that are consistent with the long-range plan