COURT TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE
Kurt T. Schmidt
The Chair called the meeting to order.
Judge Nelson/Justice Sandstrom moved/second that the minutes of the previous meeting be approved with corrections noted on page 1 and page 2.
The motion passed.
Policy 213 and Standards document review
The committee discussed the new draft version of policy 213 and the newly developed “standards” document. Several suggestions to both documents were made.
The committee directed Kurt to incorporate the suggested changes and provide new versions of the policy and standards document at the next meeting.
Kurt will revise the documents for the next meeting
Provision of computers – Draft Survey
The committee discussed the draft survey and recommended several changes.
Kurt will make the changes suggested and distribute the survey to all justices and judges. The results of the survey will be returned for review at the next committee meeting.
The committee discussed digital recording and possible future plans. After some discussion, the committee directed Kurt to review the issue with the State Court Administrator and District Court Administrators, seeking their input on needs and what is desired in their respective districts.
Kurt will discuss this with the court administrators and report back at the next committee meeting.
For the good of the order
There was discussion about the UCIS review that is included in the IT plan. Kurt stated that the project is expected to begin in early 2006, with a report due in time to provide information for the budget preparation process.
Kurt mentioned that the committee terms for several members are expiring at the end of 2005.
Kurt will ensure letters of reappointment are drafted and distributed.